axillary

axillary
pertaining to an axilla

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  • Axillary — is an anatomical term derived from axilla, the armpit. Axillary literally means pertaining to the armpit .In vertebrate anatomy and medicine, it occurs in terms like: * Axillary artery * Axillary vein * Axillary nerveIn birds, the axillaries are… …   Wikipedia

  • Axillary — Ax il*la*ry ([a^]ks [i^]l*l[asl]*r[y^]), a. [See {Axil}.] 1. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the axilla or armpit; as, axillary gland, artery, nerve. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Situated in, or rising from, an axil; of or pertaining to an axil. Axillary …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • axillary — (adj.) pertaining to the armpit or shoulder, 1610s, from L. *axillaris, from axilla armpit, upper arm, wing (see AXLE (Cf. axle)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • axillary — [ak′sə ler΄ē, ak sil′ə rē] adj. [Fr axillaire] 1. Anat. of or near the axilla 2. Bot. of, in, or growing from an axil n. AXILLAR …   English World dictionary

  • Axillary — Pertaining to the cavity beneath the junction of the arm and the body, better known as the armpit. The word axilla was borrowed directly from the Latin. To the Romans, as to us, the axilla was just the armpit. * * * Relating to the axilla. SYN:… …   Medical dictionary

  • axillary — I. adjective Date: 1615 1. of, relating to, or located near the axilla 2. situated in or growing from an axil < axillary buds > II. noun (plural laries) Date: circa 1889 one of the feathers arising from the axilla and closing the space between… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • axillary — adjective a) Of or pertaining to the axilla or armpit; as, axillary gland, artery, nerve. b) Situated in, or rising from, an axil; of or pertaining to an axil …   Wiktionary

  • Axillary lines — The left side of the thorax with lines labeled Latin līneae axillares The axillary lines are the anterior axillary line, midaxillary line and the posterior axillary line …   Wikipedia

  • Axillary nerve dysfunction — is a general term that refers to any type of dysfunction of the axillary nerve. The axillary nerve is a branch of the brachial plexus that innervates the deltoid and teres minor muscles. This nerve can be injured or damaged in a variety of ways… …   Wikipedia

  • axillary gland — n AXILLARY NODE …   Medical dictionary

  • axillary node — n any of the lymph nodes of the axilla called also axillary gland …   Medical dictionary

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