English-Norwegian translation of clavicle

Translation of the word clavicle from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

clavicle in Norwegian

anatomynoun nøkkelbein [n]
Synonyms for clavicle
noun collarbone, bone , os
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Definitions of clavicle
1. clavicle - bone linking the scapula and sternum
  bone, os a shade of white the color of bleached bones
  endoskeleton the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)
  arteria subclavia, subclavian artery either of two arteries that supply blood to the neck and arms
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The clavicle or collar bone is classified as a long bone that makes up part of the shoulder girdle. It receives its name from the Latin clavicula (""little key"") because the bone rotates along its axis like a key when the shoulder is abducted. This movement is palpable.

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