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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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Way said: "Danny has been able to let his collarbone heal by itself.
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I had nowhere to go, went over the top of him, and landed on my collarbone.
He broke his collarbone early in the match and then played right through the game, through extra time and even crossed for Roger (Hunt) to score the first goal.
Upon assessment ambulance staff and the medic found he had sustained a head injury and a fractured collarbone.
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 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.
Edberg was transferred to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary, where he underwent surgery on his collarbone break and the chipped bone at the base of his back.
Summary: A 13-year-old boy from Australia was knocked unconscious and broke his collarbone after a humpback whale hit his dinghy with its tail.
CAL Crutchlow tried to take the positives from his 14th position in the MotoGP at Assen after he was forced to pit for a new front tyre to avoid crashing again while he nurses a broken collarbone.
Summary: Australia's Casey Stoner recovered from a shaky start to seize victory Sunday in an eventful French Grand Prix where championship hopeful Dani Pedrosa crashed out and broke his collarbone again.