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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 5: Figure 1

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The left clavicle from the front and above.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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This figure shows the left clavicle from the front and above.

a) Body or diaphysis.
b) Sternal or medial end (thick, triangular and lies in the clavicular notches of the manubrium sterni; origin of mm pectoralis major and sternocleidomastoideus).
c) Acromial or scapular end (flat and broad, united with the acromion scapulae; Insertion of mm triangularis and deltoideus.
d) Superficial articular end to be joined to the acromion.

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