Definition of Clavicle. Meaning of Clavicle. Synonyms of Clavicle

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Definition of Clavicle

Clavicle
Clavicle Clav"i*cle, n. [F. clavicule, fr. L. clavicula a little key, tendril, dim. of clavis key, akin to claudere to shut. See Close, and cf. Clef.] (Anat.) The collar bone, which is joined at one end to the scapula, or shoulder blade, and at the other to the sternum, or breastbone. In man each clavicle is shaped like the letter ?, and is situated just above the first rib on either side of the neck. In birds the two clavicles are united ventrally, forming the merrythought, or wishbone.

Meaning of Clavicle from wikipedia

- The clavicle or collarbone is a long bone that serves as a strut between the shoulder blade and the sternum or breastbone. There are two clavicles, one...
- A clavicle fracture, also known as a broken collarbone, is a bone fracture of the clavicle. Symptoms typically include pain at the site of the break and...
- because it originates at the manubrium of the sternum (sterno-) and the clavicle (cleido-), and has an insertion at the mastoid process of the temporal...
- humans it consists of the clavicle and sca****; in those species with three bones in the shoulder, it consists of the clavicle, sca****, and coracoid. Some...
- the clavicle. It is a plane synovial joint. The joint is stabilized by three ligaments: The acromioclavicular ligament, which attaches the clavicle to...
- The subclavius is a small triangular muscle, placed between the clavicle and the first rib. Along with the pectoralis major and pectoralis minor muscles...
- articulation is the joint between the manubrium of the sternum and the clavicle bone. It is structurally cl****ed as a synovial saddle joint and functionally...
- acromioclavicular joint. The AC joint is located at the outer end of the clavicle where it attaches to the acromion of the sca****. Symptoms include pain...
- most of the anterior border and upper surface of the lateral third of the clavicle. The anterior origin lies adjacent to the lateral fibers of the pectoralis...
- Supraclavicular lymph nodes are lymph nodes found superior to the clavicle, palpable in the supraclavicular fossa. The supraclavicular lymph nodes on the...
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