clavicle

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Borrowing from Middle French clavicule, from Latin clāvicula (a small key), diminutive of clāvis (a key).

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clavicle (plural clavicles)

  1. (anatomy) The collarbone; the prominent bone at the top of the chest between the shoulder and the neck connecting the shoulder and the breastbone.
    Synonyms: collarbone, collar bone, collar-bone

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