subclavian

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Related to subclavianly: subclavian vein, subclavian nerve

subclavian

 [sub-kla´ve-an]
below the clavicle.
subclavian steal syndrome cerebral or brainstem ischemia resulting from diversion of blood flow from the basilar artery to the subclavian artery, in the presence of occlusive disease of the proximal portion of the subclavian artery.

sub·cla·vi·an

(sŭb-klā'vē-ăn),
1. Below the clavicle. Synonym(s): infraclavicular
2. Pertaining to the subclavian artery or vein.

subclavian

/sub·cla·vi·an/ (sub-kla´ve-an) below the clavicle.

subclavian

(sŭb-klā′vē-ən) Anatomy
adj.
1. Situated beneath the clavicle.
2. Of or relating to a subclavian part.
3. Of or relating to the subclavian artery or vein.
n.
A subclavian structure, such as a nerve or muscle.

subclavian

[səbklā′vē·ən]
Etymology: L, sub + clavicula, little key
situated under the clavicle, such as the subclavian vein.

subclavian

1. Situated below or under the CLAVICLE.
2. Pertaining to the subclavian artery or vein.

Subclavian

Located beneath the collarbone (clavicle).

subclavian

literally means under the clavicle.