English to Samoan Meaning :: carotid

Carotid :
- carotidcarotids

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Adjective(1) of or relating to either of the two major arteries supplying blood to the head and neck

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(1) The catheter is inserted either at the front of the elbow, for investigation of the neck arteries (a carotid angiogram), or in the groin for a coronary angiogram.(2) Previous studies showed that carotid artery dilatation is a compensatory mechanism in early stages of atherosclerosis.(3) When I arrived at the hospital a patient was already anaesthetised, waiting for me to carry out a carotid angiogram to help diagnose a mass in the neck.(4) Others have reported that increases in carotid artery diameter are associated with cardiovascular risk factors.(5) As he buttoned up his shirt, I noticed the scar on his neck from previous carotid surgery.(6) It is intended for treating carotid artery disease in high-risk patients.(7) The patients were also given an ultrasound scan of their carotid arteries.(8) The main concern about carotid angioplasty is the risk of stroke at the time of the procedure.(9) Blood was obtained by carotid artery laceration.(10) A clinical diagnosis of carotid artery dissection was made.(11) People with lower levels of lutein present in their blood, however, did experience carotid artery thickening.(12) In cases of absence of the internal carotid artery, the carotid canal may also be absent.(13) Strangles place direct pressure on both the carotid and vertebral arteries.(14) She laughed as she jammed a thumb into his carotid and he went limp in her hands.(15) Third, the angle of the needle as depicted increases the risk of carotid artery injury.(16) You can check your pulse over your carotid or radial artery.
Related Words
(1) carotid artery ::
alatoto carotid
(2) carotid arteries ::
arteries carotid
(3) common carotid ::
masani carotid
1. carotid ::
Different Forms
carotid, carotids
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And your carotid artery
is just one shaky scalpel away...

And your CAROTID artery is just one shaky scalpel away...

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 9

This is the carotid...\0

This is the CAROTID...

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 5

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