clavicle

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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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Shankly added: "Gerry's collar bone was split and grinding together yet he played on in agony.
Prosecuting counsel Michael Whitty said the victim had a metal plate and screws inserted into a broken collar bone.
For those with a square face, the ideal hair length is below collar bone at minimum and also mentioned that chin length hair and box like fringes should be avoided by those with a square face or a round face.
The victim suffered a dislocated collar bone and facial injuries in the attack.
She was lucky to escape the high speed landing with only a broken collar bone, a swelling of the fifth disc in her neck and chipping her thigh bone with her kneecap.
When they arrived they found a 45-year-old man had suffered a fractured collar bone.
The 45-year-old, whose main artery nearly became detached, also suffered a torn diaphragm, 12 fractured ribs and a neck vertebra, broken collar bone and a paralysed vocal cord.
Last year he broke his collar bone in five places in a qualifying smash and was forced to watch the race from a hospital bed.
The Blues will include last season's leading scorer Michael Wilde - sidelined since July with a broken collar bone - but he is only expected to be named as a substitute.
TREATING A COLLAR BONE INJURY Help the casualty to sit down.
Summary: Portugal have announced winger Nani will play no part in the World Cup after damaging his collar bone.
AN 84-YEAR-OLD woman was left with a broken collar bone after a robbery last weekend.