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supraclavicular triangle


Definition: the triangle bounded by the clavicle, the omohyoid muscle, and the sternocleidomastoid muscle; it contains the subclavian artery and vein.

Synonym(s): omoclavicular triangleTA, trigonum omoclaviculareTA, subclavian triangle

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