[ suhb-kley-vee-uh s ]
/ sʌbˈkleɪ vi əs /
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.
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In a few cases the interposition of some fibres of the subclavius muscle between the fragments has prevented perfect reduction.