CAROTID SINUS

The small dilation occuring in the common carotid artery where it bifurcates into the internal and external branches.

Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CAROTID SINUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/carotid-sinus-2/ (accessed August 8, 2020).
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