noun Anatomy, Zoology.
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Origin of clavicle
OTHER WORDS FROM claviclecla·vic·u·lar [kluh-vik-yuh-ler], /kləˈvɪk yə lər/, adjectivecla·vic·u·late [kluh-vik-yuh-leyt], /kləˈvɪk yəˌleɪt/, adjectivesub·cla·vic·u·lar, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for clavicle
Hence the clavicular arch may be lost, though the collar bones are retained in man.
Thus the clavicular arch is placed in front of the scapular arch.
The clavicular and abdominal air cells are perhaps the most interesting.
The sterno-cleido mastoid, whose inferior attachments we mentioned above, cannot have a clavicular portion.Artistic Anatomy of Animals|douard Cuyer
The clavicular portion of the pectoralis major must then be divided right across its fibres, which will retract.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell