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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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I can still remember the way he helped Liverpool win the 1965 FA Cup despite suffering a broken collarbone early in the game.
In the 1965 Cup final he fractured his collarbone in the seventh minute but begged the physio not to tell manager Bill Shankly.
The man, in his 50s, had sustained a fractured collarbone and was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
He's got a fractured left wrist, a broken left forearm, a broken left elbow, a fractured right collarbone and a punctured lung, so he'll be out until the New Year at least.
Cook broke a leg in November and in 2011 fractured a collarbone and broke his kneecap in three places in separate falls.
He said: "The doctors at the club thought I might have broken my collarbone so I went to A&E in Wigan after the game.
I was saying it the whole week and I picked up Tomasz's back wheel in the first race and bust my collarbone again.
While it was Gollob who came off worse and left the stadium in an ambulance, Woffinden suffered a recurrence of the collarbone injury picked up at the British Grand Prix back in June and will have surgery in Derby tonight.
The Keighley-born Reed was initially ruled out for six weeKs after dislocating his collarbone but defied doctor's orders by coming bacK early as Brisbane attempted to Keep their season alive.
The cycle helmet he was wearing smashed in two but ultimately saved his life, says the 27-year-old who had to spend two nights at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary and undergo surgery on his collarbone where a metal bar was inserted.
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WORLD number two Maria Sharapova has suffered a blow to her Australian Open title hopes after having to withdraw from the Brisbane International with a collarbone injury.