from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to the clavicle or collar-bone.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the clavicle.
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- adjective Of, or relating to the
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When "clavicular" breathing is used in the sense of upper chest breathing, it is correct as far as it goes, but the term is not a happy one to employ in this sense, and it has led to error in theory and practice.
By "clavicular" breathing some mean upper chest breathing, and others a form of respiration in which the shoulders (clavicles, or key-bones) are raised with inspiration in an objectionable manner.
Its limbs are controlled by axial drive motors and clavicular trailing links, allowing the T-800s to maneuver faster than the T-600s, as bursts of speed of up to 22 mph no longer threatened the joint assemblies.
ROBERTS: Distal clavicular excision, arthroscopic distal clavicular excision.
I tell you I have been feeling like a schlub lately, I had a distal clavicular excision, shoulder surgery in other words on Friday, and just looking forward to getting back there in the gym, but not just yet.
A 4cm x 2cm bullet exit wound on the left supra clavicular fossa close to the midline.
Combined, clavicular fusion and wisdom tooth eruption are good indicators of adulthood.
This passion for sport left him with a painful shoulder due to acromioc clavicular joint arthritis and bony spurs.
Women are especially inclined towards shallow clavicular breathing.
In clavicular breathing, the clavicles collar bones are raised to open up the narrow upper portion of the lungs.