Medical Definition of Carotid tubercle

1. The anterior tubercle of the transverse process of the sixth cervical vertebra, against which the carotid artery may be compressed by the finger. Synonym: tuberculum caroticum, Chassaignac's tubercle. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carotid Tubercle

carotid ganglion
carotid groove
carotid plexus
carotid pulse
carotid sinus
carotid sinus branch
carotid sinus nerve
carotid sinus reflex
carotid sinus syncope
carotid sinus syndrome
carotid sinus test
carotid stenosis
carotid sulcus
carotid triangle
carotid tubercle (current term)
carotid ultrasound
carotid wall of middle ear
carotidal
carotids
carotidynia
carotin
carotinaemia
carotinase
carotinoid
carotinoids
carotinosis cutis
carotins
carotodynia
carous

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