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View in Spanish: Infusión intracarotídea

Intracarotid infusion (IN-truh-kuh-RAH-tid in-FYOO-zhun)
The introduction of fluids and drugs directly into the carotid artery, the main artery in the neck that carries blood from the heart to the brain.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.