clavicle

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clav·i·cle

 (klăv′ĭ-kəl)
n.
1. Either of two slender bones in humans that extend from the manubrium of the sternum to the acromion of the scapula. Also called collarbone.
2. One of the bones of the pectoral girdle in many vertebrates.

[New Latin clāvīcula, from Latin, diminutive of clāvis, key (from its shape).]

cla·vic′u·lar (klə-vĭk′yə-lər) adj.
cla·vic′u·late′ (-lāt′) adj.

clavicle

(ˈklævɪkəl)
n
1. (Anatomy) either of the two bones connecting the shoulder blades with the upper part of the breastbone. Nontechnical name: collarbone
2. (Zoology) the corresponding structure in other vertebrates
[C17: from Medieval Latin clāvicula, from Latin clāvis key]
clavicular adj
claviculate adj

clav•i•cle

(ˈklæv ɪ kəl)

n.
either of two slender bones of the pectoral girdle that connect the sternum and the scapula; collarbone.
[1605–15; < Medieval Latin clāvicula collarbone, Latin: tendril, door bolt, little key =clāvi(s) key + -cula -cle1]
cla•vic•u•lar (kləˈvɪk yə lər) adj.
cla•vic′u•late` (-yəˌleɪt) adj.

clav·i·cle

(klăv′ĭ-kəl)
Either of two slender bones in humans and other primates that extend from the upper part of the sternum to the shoulder. Also called collarbone. See more at skeleton.

clavicle

Either of the two collarbones, linking the scapulae to the sternum.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clavicle - bone linking the scapula and sternumclavicle - bone linking the scapula and sternum
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
arteria subclavia, subclavian artery - either of two arteries that supply blood to the neck and arms
endoskeleton - the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)
Translations
klíční kost
solisluu
viðbein

clavicle

[ˈklævɪkl] Nclavícula f

clavicle

[ˈklævɪkəl] n (ANATOMY) (= collar bone) → clavicule f

clavicle

clavicle

[ˈklævɪkl] n (Anat) → clavicola

clav·i·cle

n. clavícula, hueso de la faja pectoral que conecta al esternón con la escápula.

clavicle

n clavícula
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