Definition of Subclavian

1. Adjective. Situated beneath the clavicle.

Partainyms: Clavicle

Definition of Subclavian

1. a. Situated under the clavicle, or collar bone; as, the subclavian arteries.

Definition of Subclavian

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Beneath the clavicle ¹

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Definition of Subclavian

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Subclavian

subclavian (current term)
subclavian arteries
subclavian artery
subclavian steal syndrome
subclavian vein
subclinical absence

Literary usage of Subclavian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The Second Portion of the subclavian Artery lies behind the Scalenus anticus muscle ; it is ... The subclavian vein lies below and in front of the artery, ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"On the right side the subclavian artery arises from the innominate artery ... In order to facilitate the description, each subclavian artery is divided into ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"Scries of schemata of the embryonic arterial arches in explanation of the anomalous right subclavian artery described in the text. The dotted lines indicate ..."

4. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"THE subclavian ARTERY. The left subclavian (Fig. 118, c) arises from the convexity of the aortic arch just distad of the origin of the innominate artery, ..."

5. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1890)
"I. COMPRESSION OF THE subclavian ARTERY. All surgeons know the difficulty of maintaining steady and effectual occlusion of the subclavian artery by pressure ..."

6. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"The places of origin of the several branches of the subclavian bject to frequent slight variations, and it occasionally happens that ..."

7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"1 catgut into the cavity of a large dissecting aneurism of the right subclavian artery was of temporary benefit. Increase in size occurring after a few days ..."

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