Dermal bone of pectoral girdle that is median and ventral in position. [ VSAO:0000161 ]

Synonyms: interclavicle bone

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See discussion on pectoral girdles - change relationship to overlaps? Kardong: enlarged oval scale



present in taxon

taxon notes

Present in therapids and monotremes, reduced in size in marsupials and placentals. In birds, the interclavicle is fused with the clavicles to form the furcula (wishbone); the furcula forms a 'Y' shape and the interclavicle is the stem of the 'Y'.

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