Definition: 'Carotid Bifurcation'
carotid bifurcationType: Term
1. the division of the common carotid artery into internal and external carotid arteries; it occurs at the level of the superior border of the thyroid cartilages (vertebral level C4), The carotid body and sinus occur in relation to the carotid bifurcation.
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