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clavicle

Anatomy
1. either of the two bones connecting the shoulder blades with the upper part of the breastbone
2. the corresponding structure in other vertebrates

clavicle

[′klav·ə·kal]
(anatomy)
A bone in the pectoral girdle of vertebrates with articulation occurring at the sternum and scapula.
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My clavicle bone was bony and my face was sunken in at the cheeks' Figure skater Sarah Perrot was 14 when she broke her shin while training.
Feel the base of your throat, where it meets the clavicle bone at the top of your chest.
Oak Park got a scare last week when QB Nolan McNair, in his first game back from a broken clavicle bone in his shoulder, took a hard fall on the shoulder.