infraclavicle

noun

in·​fra·​clavicle
¦infrə+
: a bony element in the shoulder girdle lying below the cleithrum in some ganoid and crossopterygian fishes and supposed to be the true homologue of the clavicle of higher animals

Word History

Etymology

infra- + clavicle

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“Infraclavicle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/infraclavicle. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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