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Definition of the noun axilla

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noun - plural: axillas

  1. the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder

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noun

  1. The armpit, or the cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder.

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Google previewGray's Anatomy for Students (2009)

by Richard Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M. Mitchell

The axilla is the gateway to the upper limb, providing an area of transition between the neck and the arm (Fig. 7.40A). Formed by the clavicle, the scapula, the upper thoracic wall, the humerus, and related muscles, the axilla is an irregularly ...

Google previewGray's Basic Anatomy (2012)

with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access by Richard Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M. Mitchell

The axilla is the gateway to the upper limb, providing an area of transition between the neck and the arm (Fig. 7.28A). Formed by the clavicle, the scapula, the upper thoracic wall, the humerus, and related muscles, the axilla is an irregularly ...

Google previewOperative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology (2012)

by Malawer, Jacob Bickels, James C. Wittig

The axilla is a common site for primary soft tissue sarcomas as well as for metastatic disease that involves the axillary lymph nodes, such as advanced breast cancer or melanoma. □ Sarcomas typically arise from the muscles defining the ...

Google previewAesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery (2012)

Solving Complications and Avoiding Unfavorable Results by Seth Thaller, Zubin Panthaki

AXILLA The axilla is a pyramid-shaped compartment between the upper extremity and the thoracic wall, with a base,

Google previewMacleod's Clinical Examination E-Book (2013)

by Graham Douglas, Fiona Nicol, Colin Robertson

The axilla is an unreliable site for measuring temperature. Use a digital thermometer under the tongue, or in the rectum or the external auditory meatus. Mercury thermometers have been replaced by electronic devices, which are safer and ...

Google previewThe Dublin Dissector. ... By a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Second edition (1831)

Axilla is a conical cavity, the apex suPeriorly at the coracoid process and clavicle, the base below, formed by skin and a thick facia; it is bounded anteriorly by the great and lesser pectoral muscles, internally by the serratus magnus and the ribs ...

Google previewHuman Anatomy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The axilla is the area on the human body directly under the joint where the arm connects to the shoulder. It also provides the underarm sweat gland. A finger is a limb of the human body and.

Google previewQuick & Easy Medical Terminology (2014)

by Peggy C. Leonard

Axilla means armpit. Hair develops in the axillary region at puberty. Sweat glands are also called sudoriferous glands. Certain sweat glands produce perspiration when they are stimulated by increased temperature or emotional stress.

Google previewThe Dublin Dissector, Or Manual of Anatomy ... By a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (1827)

mssscr'rou or 'rrm AXILLA. The Axilla is a 66 Levatores Cdstarum, Triangularis Sterui, ~...

Google previewClinical Dermatology (2009)

by Thomas P. Habif

The axilla is the most common site of involvement. The skin is thickened and hyperpigmented. Figure 26-6 Acanthosis nigricans of the neck.

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

axilla pl. axillae , /aksil'a/ [L, wing], a pyramid-shaped space forming the underside ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2001)

by Edward Boden

Axilla lung lobe. In a cat with chronic cystitis, 2 awns were found in the bladder ; and in another cat several awns were found at autopsy to have caused peritonitis. (JAVMA, 182, 1201.) ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1899)

by Chalmers Watson

The Axilla. Anatomy of...

Google previewOrthopaedic Dictionary (1994)

by Stanley Hoppenfeld, Michael S. Zeide

Axilla (ak-sil'ah) (n.) The region where the ...

Google previewDictionary of Practical Surgery (1886)

by Christopher Heath

The axilla, which is traversed by numerous branches from the main blood-vessels, is readily infiltrated and occupied by effused blood ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

AXILLA, in anatomy, or ALA, the cavity under the upper-part of the arm ; commonly called the arm-pit. It is a diminutive of axis, q. d. little axis. Abscesses in the axillae are usually dangerous on account of the many bloodvessels, lymphatics, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1857)

Containing a Concise Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Hygiene, Therapeutics ... by Robley Dunglison

\n, “the axilla, and adenitis, ...

Google previewLexicon Orthopaedic Etymology (1999)

by Diab

Axilla, axillar-, axle, ala, al-, alatLatin axilla: “arm where it arises from ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

AXILLA Noun. (Latin, axilla = armpit + ala = little wing. PL, Axillae.) 1. Convex vertical or subvertical area of Scutum between Medacoria and Caudacoria ( MacGillivray). 2. Hymenoptera: 2 small, subtriangular sclerites at lateral basal angles of ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary (1995)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc, Roger W. Pease, Jr.

and shoulder or pectoral girdle containing the axillary artery and vein, a part of the brachial plexus of nerves, many lymph nodes, and fat and areolar tissue: esp : ARMPIT ayil-lary N'ak-sa-iler-eA adi '. of, relating to, or located near the axilla ...

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Scrabble value of A1X8I1L1L1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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