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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today announced the launch of its new VELOX procedure for repairing clavicle fractures with the Sonoma CRx clavicle nail.
Examination of the right shoulder was significant for tenderness and deformity along the distal clavicle and pain with palpation over the coracoid process.
The clavicle is one of the most commonly fractured bones encountered by the orthopaedic surgeon.
3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoma Orthopedic Products (Sonoma) is excited to announce its CRx Clavicle Pin has been featured in a recent study from the Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery (March 2015).
The Philadelphia Eagles bucked the loss of starting quarterback Nick Foles who suffered a broken left clavicle in the first quarter and turned to back-up QB Mark Sanchez, who had 202 passing yards (15-of-22 completions) for two touchdowns and two interceptions, to lead the team to a 31-21 road victory over the Houston Texans.
Jo-Anne suffered 12 fractured ribs, a punctured lung, a broken right clavicle and a fractured left clavicle.
The 'Monuments Men' star told Jay Leno that he snapped his clavicle after his bike got stuck on a bunch of rocks while he was riding down a hill and he tumbled over the handlebars.
The conoid portion of this ligament attaches posterior and medial on the clavicle while the trapezoid portion attaches anterior and lateral.
based Orthopaedic implant Company (OIC) has launched a clavicle plate solution designed to meet the needs of virtually all clavicle fracture patterns.
I was attended to at the scene and then taken to St Thomas' hospital where I had x-rays and they confirmed I had broken my left clavicle and would require surgery.
The collar bone, also called the clavicle, is a horizontal strut between the breast bone and the shoulder blade, which helps support the arm and keep the shoulder in its socket.