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Common carotid artery bifurcates at the level of...

The superior border of the thyroid cartilage (c4)

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Carotid sinus Is a slight dilation of the proximal part of ...

Internal carotid artery

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Carotid sinus is primarily innervated by ...

By the glossopharyngeal cn9 ( carotid sinus nerve) and vagus nerve

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The carotid sinus is a _____ that reacts to changes in arterial blood pressure .

Baroreceptor

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Carotid body lies on the ____ side of the bifurcation of the c. Carotid artery

Medial /deep

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The carotid body is a_____ that monitors the levels of oxygen and initiates a reflex that increases the rate and depth of resp, cardiac rate, and bp

Chemoreceptor

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Carotid sheath contents

Common carotid artery, ijv, and vagus nerve

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Right common carotid artery begins...

At the bifurcation of the brachiocephalic trunk

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Left common carotid artery arises from

The arch of the aorta and ascends in the neck

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Internal carotid arteries supply

Brain and structures in the orbits

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External carotid arteries supply

Most structures external to the cranium

Terminal branches- maxillary and superficial temporal arteries

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What's the artery that supplies posterior tongue?

Lingual artery

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The transverse cervical nerve supplies

The skin covering the anterior cervical region

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Motor nerve of tongue ?

Hypoglossal nerve cn xii

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Vertebral artery is a branch of ?

Subclavian artery

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Thyroid gland. Location and control?

C5 -t1
Larges endocrine gland

Control metabolic function
-thyroid hormone
-calcitonin

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Parathyroid glands location, control?

On medial side on posterior thyroid
Controls metabolism of phosphorus and calcium

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Innervation of strap muscles? One exception.?

Ansa cervicalis

Thyrohyoid -c1 via cn xii