subclavian groove

/sʌbˈkleɪviən gruv/ (say sub'klayveeuhn groohv)

noun
either of two shallow depressions on the first rib, one for the subclavian artery and the other for the subclavian vein.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • subclavian groove — n. either of two grooves in the first rib, one for the main artery (subclavian artery) and the other for the main vein (subclavian vein) of the arm * * * …   Universalium

  • subclavian groove — n. either of two grooves in the first rib, one for the main artery (subclavian artery) and the other for the main vein (subclavian vein) of the arm …   English World dictionary

  • Subclavian groove — Infobox Bone Name = Subclavian groove Latin = sulcus musculi subclavii GraySubject = 49 GrayPage = 202 Caption = Left clavicle. Inferior surface. (Subclavian groove visible at center.) Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph …   Wikipedia

  • subclavian groove — noun : either of two grooves for the passage of the subclavian artery and vein along the first rib * * * subclavian groove, either of two shallow depressions on the first rib for the subclavian artery and vein …   Useful english dictionary

  • subclavian groove — 1. sulcus arteriae subclaviae. 2. sulcus musculi subclavii. 3. sulcus venae subclaviae. 4. g. for subclavian artery (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • groove — A narrow, elongate depression or furrow on any surface. SEE ALSO: sulcus. alveolobuccal g. the upper and lower half of the buccal vestibule on each side. SYN: alveolobuccal sulcus, gingivobuccal g., gingivobuccal sulcus. alveololabial g. 1. the… …   Medical dictionary

  • groove for subclavian artery — 1. sulcus arteriae subclaviae. 2. a broad, shallow, transverse groove across the top of each lung, lodging the subclavian artery …   Medical dictionary

  • subclavian sulcus — 1. s. arteriae subclaviae. 2. s. musculi subclavii. 3. s. venae subclaviae. 4. groove for subclavian artery (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • groove for subclavian vein — sulcus venae subclaviae …   Medical dictionary

  • Sulcus — From the Latin for a groove, furrow, or trench. In medicine, there are many sulci (plural of sulcus) as, for example, the superior pulmonary sulcus. * * * 1. [TA] One of the grooves or furrows on the surface of the brain, bounding the several… …   Medical dictionary

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