carotid canal

n.

A passage through the petrous part of the temporal bone that transmits the internal carotid artery.

Nearby words

  1. composer,
  2. composing room,
  3. composing stick,
  4. composite,
  5. composite colour signal,
  6. composite flap,
  7. composite function,
  8. composite graft,
  9. composite materials,
  10. composite number


The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.