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clavicula

 [klah-vik´u-lah] (L.)
the clavicle.
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clav·i·cle

(klav'i-kĕl), [TA] Avoid the misspelling clavical.
A doubly curved long bone that forms part of the shoulder girdle. Its medial end articulates with the manubrium sterni at the sternoclavicular joint, its lateral end with the acromion of the scapula at the acromioclavicular joint.
Synonym(s): clavicula [TA], collar bone
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clav·i·cle

(klav'i-kĕl) [TA]
A doubly curved long bone that forms part of the shoulder girdle. Its medial end articulates with the manubrium sterni at the sternoclavicular joint; its lateral end with the acromion of the scapula at the acromioclavicular joint.
Synonym(s): clavicula [TA] , collar bone.
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La displasia cleidocraneal se caracteriza tipicamente por la ausencia o hipoplasia de las claviculas, retraso en el cierre de las fontanelas y anomalias dentales [6].
O musculo esternocleidomastoideo, cuja insercao ocorre junto a mastoide, linha nucal superior, manubrio do esterno e borda anterior do terco medial da clavicula [3], quando contraido unilateralmente, inclina e roda a cabeca homolateralmente e,em contracao bilateral, participa da flexao cervical [14].
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Las fracturas de clavicula constituyen el 2.6% de todas las fracturas en los adultos y el 44.0% de las fracturas del hombro.
Este sindrome se asocia con la presencia de costilla cervical, callos oseos de la clavicula por fracturas previas, bandas fibrosas, apofisis transversa larga en CVII, etc.
No se encontro clavicula osea verdadera, dejando solo una banda de fibras entre las porciones del musculo braquiocefalico, al igual que en las especies de ungulados (Nickel et al.).