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 (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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- the clavicle. It is a plane synovial joint. The joint is stabilized by three ligaments: The acromioclavicular ligament, which attaches the clavicle to...
- sign". Complications for the baby may include brachial plexus injury, or clavicle fracture. Complications for the mother may include ****l or perineal...
- The subclavius is a small triangular muscle, placed between the clavicle and the first rib. Along with the pectoralis major and pectoralis minor muscles...
- upper parts of the pectoralis major and deltoid; its fibers cross the clavicle, and proceed obliquely upward and medially along the side of the neck....
- laterally to be inserted into the posterior border of the lateral third of the clavicle. The middle fibers, or transverse of the trapezius arise from the spinous...
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