clavipectoral fascia

[ klăv′ə-pĕktər-əl ]


A fascia that extends between the coracoid process, the clavicle, and the thoracic wall, envelops the subclavian and the smaller pectoral mucles, and forms a strong membrane in the interval between them.
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