The carotid arteries should be palpated and auscultated for bruits.
An aberrant internal carotid artery in the middle ear is a rare otological finding.
Under your skin, pulsating, flowing. Your carotid artery, right there.
I'm thinking about the most efficient way to sever a man's carotid artery.
Then, finally, the last hurdle: the carotid artery. The metal passed it smoothly, too-and suddenly, the skewer was out.
C.O.D. -- incised wound to the carotid artery.
We need a scan to look for a carotid artery injury.
The peripheral chemoreceptors are located in the aorta and carotid arteries, and they deliver blood to the brain.
You don't, but the surgeon might, hmm? And your carotid artery is just one shaky scalpel away from becoming the dancing fountain at Disneyland.
But missed, hitting the carotid artery, which was now squirting like a loose fire hose, hence the walls, so then I struck again, number two.
Other vessels sometimes used for obtaining the pulse include the carotid artery in the neck and the dorsalis pedis artery of the top of the foot.