In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The transverse facial artery may arise directly from the external carotid artery.
- From the aorta these bubbles would have gone straight up the carotids to her brain.
- Strangles place direct pressure on both the carotid and vertebral arteries.
- She laughed as she jammed a thumb into his carotid and he went limp in her hands.
- Palpation of the carotids, thyroid or abdominal organs was impossible.
- You can check your pulse over your carotid or radial artery.
- The patients were also given an ultrasound scan of their carotid arteries.
- The ancients knew that pressure on the carotids could put someone to ‘sleep’ sometimes permanently.
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