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Word: clavicle

Definition: collarbone


Sentences Containing 'clavicle'

After Aaron Rodgers suffered a clavicle injury, the Packers brought him up from the practice squad to the active roster.
Amendola was anesthetized before popping the clavicle back into place.
In a rare case, instead of popping out, the clavicle popped in and came millimeters from puncturing his trachea and aorta, which could have killed him.
On October 6, 2012, Amendola suffered a dislocated clavicle and had season-ending triceps surgery.
Quarterback Trent Dilfer was sacked by Phillip Daniels and suffered a broken clavicle.
The unclothed torso and head is displayed with the ribcage and clavicle clearly visible.
Their attachment to sternum and clavicles is often not indicated, this results in a continuous hollow groove or run above the clavicle.
There is an attempt to indicate the backward curve of clavicle.
Through the help of a mysterious character named Carapace Clavicle Moundshroud, they pursue their friend across time and space through Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Greek, and Roman cultures, Celtic Druidism, Notre Dame Cathedral in Medieval Paris, and The Day of the Dead in Mexico. Along the way, they learn the origins of the holiday that they celebrate, and the role that the fear of death, spooks, and the haunts has played in shaping civilization.
Within minutes, Matthew had discovered the first remains of early human ancestors - a clavicle, or collar bone.

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