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clavicle


clavicle

noun clav·i·cle \ˈklav-i-kəl\

Definition of CLAVICLE

:  a bone of the pectoral girdle that links the scapula and sternum, is situated just above the first rib on either side of the neck, and has the form of a narrow elongated S—called also collarbone
cla·vic·u·lar \kla-ˈvik-yə-lər, klə-\ adjective

Illustration of CLAVICLE

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