Definition of subclavicular in English:

subclavicular

adjective

Anatomy Medicine
  • 1Designating the subclavian vein or artery.

  • 2Located, occurring, or performed below or beneath the clavicle.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From post-classical Latin subclavicularis from classical Latin sub- + post-classical Latin clavicularis.

Pronunciation

subclavicular

/ˌsʌbkləˈvɪkjʊlə//ˌsʌbklaˈvɪkjʊlə/