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subclavian

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adjective sub·cla·vi·an \-ˈklā-vē-ən\

Definition of subclavian

  1. :  of, relating to, being, or inserted into a part (as an artery, vein, or nerve) located under the clavicle <subclavian catheter>



Origin of subclavian

New Latin subclavius, from sub- + clavicula clavicle


First Known Use: 1646

Rhymes with subclavian


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subclavian

noun sub·cla·vi·an

Definition of subclavian

  1. :  a subclavian part (as an artery, vein, or nerve)



1719

First Known Use of subclavian

1719


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