from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In anatomy, pertaining to the ribs and to the coracoid process of the scapula: applied to a dense membrane or thick sheet of deep fascia, continuous with that of the arm and breast, attached to the clavicle and coracoid process of the scapula, inclosing the pectoralis minor and subclavius muscle, protecting the axillary vessels and nerves, and pierced by the cephalic vein and other vessels. Also coracocostal.
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The portion extending from the first rib to the coracoid process is often whiter and denser than the rest, and is sometimes called the costocoracoid ligament.
Coracoclavicular Fascia (fascia coracoclavicularis; costocoracoid membrane; clavipectoral fascia).
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