INTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY

Starts as a bifurcation in the common carotid artery at the level of the thyroid cartilage in our neck and enters the skull at the level of our eyes. In the skull it branches into anterior and middle cerebral arteries.

INTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY: "The internal carotid artery supplies blood to the neck and head."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "INTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/internal-carotid-artery/ (accessed March 31, 2020).
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