Origin of carotid
OTHER WORDS FROM carotidca·rot·id·al, adjectivein·ter·ca·rot·id, adjectivepost·ca·rot·id, adjective
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How to use carotid in a sentence
After saying there was “no reason for Elijah McClain to be stopped in the first place,” Bennett pointed out that McClain was given a massive dose of ketamine after the officers had forced him to the ground and placed carotid holds on him.MSNBC Host Chokes Up While Reading Elijah McClain’s Last Words|Justin Baragona|September 1, 2021|The Daily Beast
In the wake of George Floyd’s death, SDPD announced it would end the use of the carotid restraint, something advocates had long sought.
Schaeffer disagreed with the decision to ban the carotid restraint, he said, but understood why it needed to be done.Faulconer Stayed Largely Silent as Policing Dominated the Discourse|Jesse Marx|December 8, 2020|Voice of San Diego
His left carotid artery bursts and bright red blood sprays in a fountain into the air and splashes back on the sidewalk.The Best Scenes From Cormac McCarthy’s ‘The Counselor’ Screenplay|Thomas Flynn|October 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But apparently a tear in the carotid artery is the leading cause in strokes among young people.
With one hand, I parried the attack; with the other, I gave him a sharp blow on the carotid artery.The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar|Maurice Leblanc
It is formed from two centres, each of which is originally a ring round the carotid foramen.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
A shearer had run the point of his shears into the neck of a sheep, and opened the carotid artery.Successful Exploration Through the Interior of Australia|William John Wills
The internal carotid artery of that side was of lesser calibre and the entire skull half shortened.Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot
As I was examining the President's wound, I felt for a carotid pulse and felt none.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy