clavicle: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (klav'i-kul), [key]
— n. Anat., Zool.
  1. a bone of the pectoral arch.
  2. (in humans) either of two slender bones, each articulating with the sternum and a scapula and forming the anterior part of a shoulder; collarbone. See diag. under
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