noun, plural sub·cla·vi·i [suhb-kley-vee-ahy] /sʌbˈkleɪ viˌaɪ/. Anatomy.
a small shoulder muscle, the action of which assists in depressing the shoulder.
Origin of subclavius
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for subclavius
Historical Examples of subclavius
In a few cases the interposition of some fibres of the subclavius muscle between the fragments has prevented perfect reduction.