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subclavian

Saltos de línea: sub|clavian
Pronunciación: /sʌbˈkleɪvɪən
 
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Definición de subclavian en inglés:

adjetivo

Anatomy
Relating to or denoting an artery or vein which serves the neck and arm on the left or right side of the body.
Example sentences
  • One patient with antiphospholipid antibodies developed a right subclavian and jugular vein thrombosis requiring removal of a Hickman catheter.
  • The two possibilities are balloon flotation catheters inserted through the subclavian or jugular vein and semirigid pacing wires through the femoral vein.
  • The aortic arch is anchored with the neck vessels including the left subclavian artery, and the descending thoracic aorta is fixed to the thorax by the ligamentum arteriosum and by the intercostal arteries.

Origen

mid 17th century: from modern Latin subclavius, from sub 'under' + clavis 'key' (see clavicle), + -ian.

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