Supraclavicular fossa

Supraclavicular fossa

Infobox Anatomy
Latin = fossa supraclavicularis
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Caption = Anterolateral view of head and neck. (Supraclavicular fossa labeled at center right.)

Caption2 = Front view of neck. (Supraclavicular fossa labeled at center right.)
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DorlandsPre = f_14
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The Supraclavicular fossa is an indentation (fossa) immediately above the clavicle.

In terminologia anatomica, it is divided into "fossa supraclavicularis major" and "fossa supraclavicularis minor"

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