external carotid artery(redirected from Carotid artery, external)
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external carotid artery[ek′stərn·əl kə′räd·əd ′ärd·ə·rē]
An artery which originates at the common carotid and distributes blood to the anterior part of the neck, face, scalp, side of the head, ear, and dura mater.