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Medical Term:

sternoclavicular joint


Definition: the synovial articulation between the medial end of the clavicle and the manubrium of the sternum and cartilage of the first rib; an articular disc subdivides the joint into two cavities.

Synonym(s): articulatio sternoclavicularisTA

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