The dense fibrous tissue enveloping the carotid artery, internal jugular vein, and vagus nerve on either side.
These Plain Words Have Very Odd Origin StoriesOver the years, these words have gone on a journey from signifying creepy, strange, antithetical, and even paranormal ideas to taking on the standard meanings we know and understand today.
- composition series,
- compostela, santiago de,
- composting toilet,
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