Find another word for clavicle. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for clavicle, like: collarbone, femur, humerus, tibia, sternum, scapula, olecranon, fibula, condyle, sternal and ulna.
Its strong belly originates near the shoulder joint from clavicle, coracoid and scapula.
In the fore-limb the clavicle and the radius and ulna are well developed, allowing of considerable freedom of motion of the fore-paw.
He has shown that, as in the Crossopterygian and Chondrostean ganoid fishes, there co., are two clavicular elements on each side; the lower corresponds to the clavicle of reptiles and higher vertebrates, whilst the upper corresponds to the clavicle of teleostean fishes, and has been named by him "cleithrum."
In most of the Caudata the scapular region alone ossifies, but in the Ecaudata the coracoid is bony and a clavicle is frequently developed over the praecoracoid car tilage.
Its upper end forms the acrocoracoid process, against the inner surface of which leans the proximal portion of the clavicle.