midclavicular line

noun

mid·​cla·​vic·​u·​lar line -kla-ˈvik-yə-lər-, -klə- How to pronounce midclavicular line (audio)
: an imaginary line parallel to the long axis of the body and passing through the midpoint of the clavicle on the ventral surface of the body

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“Midclavicular line.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/midclavicular%20line. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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