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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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

clavicle

[′klav·ə·kal]
(anatomy)
A bone in the pectoral girdle of vertebrates with articulation occurring at the sternum and scapula.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"G has broken his collarbone for sure which is devastating for him," team principal Sir Dave Brailsford told Eurosport.
"It could be up to a month or I have actually known riders race seven days after breaking their collarbone before now but we'll just have to sit tight and see what the verdict is!
"I can still remember the way he helped Liverpool win the 1965 FA Cup despite suffering a broken collarbone early in the game.
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.
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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.
Crutchlow said: "Having only had surgery on my left collarbone just over a week ago I just couldn't afford to have another crash.
LE MANS, France: 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.
Bennett, one of Ireland's most promising cyclists, suffered a broken collarbone, thigh and head injuries when he collided with a car near Windgap in County Kilkenny while out on a morning training session.
Millar crashed in the Paris-Nice "race to the sun" in March, fracturing his collarbone, which forced him to re-assess and re-schedule his season.
LOS ANGELES: Lance Armstrong s broken collarbone is worse than thought, but the seven-time Tour de France champion said Tuesday he believed he could still be fit for the Giro d Italia after surgery on Wednesday.
London, Mar.26 (ANI): Cycling champion Lance Armstrong's broken collarbone will take at least eight weeks to heal, a surgeon who operated on him, has said.