collarbone

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col·lar·bone

 (kŏl′ər-bōn′)
n.

collarbone

(ˈkɒləˌbəʊn)
n
(Anatomy) the nontechnical name for clavicle

col•lar•bone

(ˈkɒl ərˌboʊn)

n.
the clavicle.
[1605–15]

col·lar·bone

(kŏl′ər-bōn′)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.collarbone - bone linking the scapula and sternumcollarbone - 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)

collarbone

noun
Related words
technical name clavicle
Translations
klíční kost
kraveben
solisluu
ključna kost
kulcscsont
viðbein
鎖骨
쇄골
ključnica
nyckelben
กระดูกไหปลาร้า
xương đòn

collarbone

[ˈkɒləbəʊn] Nclavícula f

collarbone

[ˈkɒlərbəʊn] nclavicule f
I broke my collarbone → Je me suis cassé la clavicule.

collarbone

collarbone

[ˈkɒləˌbəʊn] nclavicola

collarbone

عَظْمَة التَّرْقُوَة klíční kost kraveben Schlüsselbein κλείδα clavícula solisluu clavicule ključna kost clavicola 鎖骨 쇄골 sleutelbeen kragebein obojczyk clavícula ключица nyckelben กระดูกไหปลาร้า köprücük kemiği xương đòn 锁骨

collarbone

n. clavícula.

collarbone

n (fam) clavícula
References in classic literature ?
The sight of these bearded peasants at work on the battlefield, with their queer, clumsy boots and perspiring necks, and their shirts opening from the left toward the middle, unfastened, exposing their sunburned collarbones, impressed Pierre more strongly with the solemnity and importance of the moment than anything he had yet seen or heard.
The evenin' papers gave the score: nose broken, three bad scalp wounds, front teeth out, a broken collarbone, an' two broken ribs.
com/celebrity-news/news/shiloh-jolie-pitt-breaks-collarbone-in-lake-tahoe/) Us Weekly ), broken collarbones are one of the most common sports injuries among children and teens.
I've had two broken collarbones and I've come back from that fighting fit.
Chris Honour, who broke both collarbones in a fall at Fakenham on Sunday, could be back sooner than expected after his injuries were found to be not as bad as first feared.