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claviclenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈklæv.ɪ.kl̩/ specialized
specialized medical the ​technical word for the collarbone (= the ​bone between the ​shoulder and ​neck): The clavicle is one of the most ​commonlyfracturedbones.
(Definition of clavicle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clavicle”
in Arabic عَظمة التُرقوة…
in Korean 쇄골…
in Portuguese clavícula…
in Catalan clavícula…
in Japanese 鎖骨…
in Chinese (Simplified) 锁骨…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鎖骨…
in Italian clavicola…
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