collarbone


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collarbone

(kŏl′ər-bōn′)
n.

collarbone

See clavicle.
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To play almost two hours with a broken collarbone was unbelievable.
I've had two broken collarbones and I've come back from that fighting fit.
Said Woffinden: "I don't know how I managed to keep going - with a broken collarbone it was pretty uncomfortable as you can imagine.
However, the collarbone is "S" shaped which makes it difficult to repair with traditional rods due to an inability to match the curved contours.
Edberg was transferred to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary, where he underwent surgery on his collarbone break and the chipped bone at the base of his back.
Crutchlow said: "Having only had surgery on my left collarbone just over a week ago I just couldn't afford to have another crash.
LE MANS, France: Australia's Casey Stoner recovered from a shaky start to seize victory Sunday in an eventful French Grand Prix where championship hopeful Dani Pedrosa crashed out and broke his collarbone again.
It is a big setback for Sam to miss Beijing but because of the head and collarbone injuries it will be a while before he is back on the road," said his coach Martin O'Loughlin.
It (the Giro) was the last thing that I wanted to do at the beginning of the year but breaking my collarbone threw things up in the air," he added.
The US cycling legend broke his collarbone when he fell along with several other riders about 20 kilometres (32 miles) from the finish line of the first stage of the Tour of Castilla y Leon in central Spain on Monday.
Armstrong, 37, had a five-inch stainless steel plate and 12 screws inserted to repair the collarbone, which was broken in four places.
His wrist is in a cast, and he's wearing a sling while his collarbone heals.