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infraclavicular fossa

 

Definition: a triangular depression bounded by the clavicle and the adjacent borders of the deltoid and pectoralis major muscles.

Synonym(s): fossa infraclavicularisTA, deltoideopectoral trigone, infraclavicular triangle, Mohrenheim fossa, Mohrenheim space, regio infraclavicularis

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