Tuberculum caroticum - Tuberculum caroticum

Chassaignac's

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Beschreibung

Carotid tubercle is the anterior tubercle of C6. It's well developed and so called because of the risk of compression of common carotid artery on it.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomische Hierarchie

Allgemeine Anatomie > Bones; Skeletal system > Skeleton axiale > Wirbelsäule > Tuberculum caroticum

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