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interclavicle

[in-ter-klav-i-kuh l] /ˌɪn tərˈklæv ɪ kəl/
noun, Zoology
1.
a median membrane bone developed between the collarbones, or in front of the breastbone, in many vertebrates.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; inter- + clavicle
Related forms
interclavicular
[in-ter-kluh-vik-yuh-ler] /ˌɪn tər kləˈvɪk yə lər/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for interclavicle

interclavicle

/ˌɪntəˈklævɪkəl/
noun
1.
a membrane bone between and beneath the clavicles, present in some fossil amphibians, all reptiles except snakes, and monotremes
Derived Forms
interclavicular (ˌɪntəkləˈvɪkjʊlə) adjective
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