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Definition of «Clavicle»


Clavicle: The bone extending from the breastbone (sternum) at the base of the front of the neck to the shoulder.

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  • clavicle: Definition from Answers.com

    Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary ( klăv ' ĭ-kəl ) n. Either of two slender bones in humans that extend from the manubrium of the sternum to the ...

  • Clavicle | Define Clavicle at Dictionary.com

    noun Anatomy, Zoology . 1. a bone of the pectoral arch. 2. (in humans) either of two slender bones, each articulating with the sternum and a scapula and forming the ...

  • clavicle - definition of clavicle in the Medical dictionary ...

    clavicle /clav·i·cle/ (klav´ĭ-k'l) collar bone; a bone, curved like the letter f, that articulates with the sternum and scapula, forming the anterior portion of ...

  • Broken Collarbone - Clavicle Fracture

    One of the most common orthopedic injuries is a broken collarbone. Also called a clavicle fracture, a broken collarbone is usually treated without surgery ...

  • Clavicle - Ganfyd

    The clavicle (collar bone) is the only bone in the upper limb and shoulder that articulates directly with the bony thorax. It runs horizontally in a subcutaneous path from ...

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