- the clavicle.
Origin of collarbone
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Examples from the Web for collarbone
Her moment of truth arrived a year ago when she saw a picture of herself from Christmas in which her collarbone was jutting out.Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession
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The sleek, peanut-shell sized device slips on near the collarbone.Lumo Lift Vibrates You Into Better Posture
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But then, near the end of the first stage, he was involved in a crash and he broke his collarbone.Lance Armstrong’s Teammate Tells All: ‘The Secret Race’ By Tyler Hamilton
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He continued to roll my shoulders back and massage the muscles just below my collarbone.Does Sexercise Work?
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There was a thin, high-pitched scream as a collarbone broke.Police Your Planet
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The knife had gone in just below the collarbone, and pierced down into the lungs.Mugby Junction
My nose was pointed into the top of her head, and her face was right at my collarbone.Little Brother</p>
I hope it won't be anything worse than a leg, or your collarbone, or five teeth knocked out.The Hickory Ridge Boy Scouts: Under Canvas
Jawn struck; the man's collarbone crackled under the coupling pin and he fell forward with a yell.The Short Line War
- the nontechnical name for clavicle
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Word Origin and History for collarbone
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