common carotid artery plus branchesGo to external page http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001530
A bilaterally paired branched artery that originates from the aortic arches and divides into and includes as parts the internal and external carotid arteries[cjm]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_carotid_artery ]
- UMLS:C0162859 (ncithesaurus:Common_Carotid_Artery)
This class represents the adult and developing structures'
A bilaterally paired branched artery that originates from the aortic arches and divides into and includes as parts the internal and external carotid arteries[cjm].
in birds and reptiles, develops from arch III and parts of ventral and dorsal aortae
we follow the FMA and treat the artery as a tree-structure - here we include the internal and external as parts. For the part that excludes the branches, see 'trunk of common carotid artery'
carotid artery system
trunk of common carotid tree
common carotid artery
a. carotis communis
- systemic artery
- structure with developmental contribution from neural crest
- develops from some pharyngeal arch artery
- existence starts during some embryo stage