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The boy was shot in the clavicle while Slaughter tried to wrestle the gun away from Townsell, according to prosecutors.
An autopsy showed that Trinity Jabore also suffered 13 rib fractures, a clavicle fracture and severe diaper rash.
The driver suffered a broken scapula, clavicle and nicked lung.
The neck hole opens with the thinnest of seams, revealing the right amount of clavicle.
The motion called on the medical examiner to immediately draw blood from Williams' left and right femoral vein in the leg, left and right subclavian veins near the clavicle and left and right ventricles of the heart.
Span had X-rays that ruled out a clavicle fracture, like the one that Jarrett Parker sustained last week that will keep him out for two months.
Hsu Chou suffered clavicle and rib fractures, the lawsuit says.
O’Connell began competing in pro-rodeo in 2013 and was Rookie of the Year, despite an injury to his clavicle that took him out of competition for six months.
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Origin and Etymology of clavicle
French clavicule, from New Latin clavicula, from Latin, diminutive of Latin clavis; akin to Greek kleid-, kleis key, kleiein to close
First Known Use: 1615See Words from the same year
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Medical Definition of clavicle
: a bone of the shoulder 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
clavicular\kla-ˈvik-yə-lər, klə-\play adjective
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