interclavicle

/ɪntəˈklævɪkəl/ (say intuh'klavikuhl)

noun
a median membrane bone developed between the collarbones, or in front of the breastbone, in many vertebrates.
interclavicular /ɪntəkləˈvɪkjələ/ (say intuhkluh'vikyuhluh), adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Interclavicle — In ter*clav i*cle, n. (Anat.) See {Episternum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interclavicle — [in΄tər klav′i kəl] n. a bone lying between the tips of the clavicles and on the sternum in certain vertebrates interclavicular [in΄tərklə vik′yo͞o lər] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Interclavicle — An interclavicle is a bone which, in most tetrapods, is located between the clavicles. Therian mammals (marsupials and placentals) are the only tetrapods which never have an interclavicle, although some members of other groups also lack one.… …   Wikipedia

  • interclavicle — urohyal (a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called clidost, episternal and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • interclavicle — interclavicular /in teuhr kleuh vik yeuh leuhr/, adj. /in teuhr klav i keuhl/, n. Zool. a median membrane bone developed between the collarbones, or in front of the breastbone, in many vertebrates. [1865 70; INTER + CLAVICLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • interclavicle — n. bone situated between the collarbones (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • interclavicle — in·ter·clavicle …   English syllables

  • interclavicle — in•ter•clav•i•cle [[t]ˌɪn tərˈklæv ɪ kəl[/t]] n. zool. a median membrane bone developed between the collarbones, or in front of the breastbone, in many vertebrates • Etymology: 1865–70 in ter•cla•vic′u•lar kləˈvɪk yə lər adj …   From formal English to slang

  • interclavicle — “+ noun Etymology: inter + clavicle : a ventral median membrane bone in front of the sternum and between the clavicles in certain vertebrates (as the monotremes and most reptiles) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clavicle — Bone: Clavicle Gray s subject #49 200 MeSH …   Wikipedia

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