costoclavicular ligament n.
The ligament that connects the first rib to the clavicle near its sternal end. Also called rhomboid ligament.
noun 1. the average cost of food, clothing, and other necessary or usual goods and services paid by a person, family, etc., or considered as a standard by the members of a group. noun 1. 2. the average expenditure of a person or family in a given period The average cost of the basic necessities […]
- Cost-of-living adjustment
[kawst-uh v-liv-ing, kost-] /ˈkɔst əvˈlɪv ɪŋ, ˈkɒst-/ noun 1. .
- Cost-of-living allowance
A wage increase to help workers keep up with inflation.
- Cost-of-living index
noun 1. a former term for consumer price index.