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Clavicle; clavicular:cleidocranial.
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  • The sartorius is one of the fleshy landmarks of the thigh, as the biceps is of the arm, and the sterno-cleido-mastoid of the neck.

    A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
  • The sterno-cleido mastoid, whose inferior attachments we mentioned above, cannot have a clavicular portion.

  • What has become of the other two, the sterno-cleido mastoid and the deltoid?

  • The bones literally stood out almost bare of flesh; the sterno-cleido-mastoid was remarkable—it was just what I wanted.

    My Double Life|Sarah Bernhardt
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