collarbone

[kol-er-bohn]
noun
the clavicle.

Origin:
1605–15; collar + bone

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World English Dictionary
collarbone (ˈkɒləˌbəʊn)
 
n
the nontechnical name for clavicle

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Word Origin & History

collarbone
16c., from collar + bone.
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Medical Dictionary

collarbone col·lar·bone (kŏl'ər-bōn')
n.
See clavicle.

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Science Dictionary
collarbone   (kŏl'ər-bōn')  Pronunciation Key 
See clavicle.
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collarbone

curved anterior bone of the shoulder (pectoral) girdle in vertebrates; it functions as a strut to support the shoulder

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Example sentences
That's the big blood vessel underneath the clavicle, or collarbone.
They ran a wire to another device, inserted under the skin of his collarbone, that generated pulses of electrical current.
The chain straps of the dress were as light as paper clips against her collarbone.
Shift the fingers slightly over, slightly overlapping the previously checked region, and work upward back to the collarbone.
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