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axillary

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adjective ax·il·lary \ˈak-sə-ˌler-ē, -ˌle-rē\

Definition of axillary

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or located near the axilla

  2. 2 :  situated in or growing from an axil <axillary buds>



1615

First Known Use of axillary

1615

Rhymes with axillary

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axillary

noun, ax·il·lary

Definition of axillary

plural axillaries

  1. :  one of the feathers arising from the axilla and closing the space between the flight feathers and body of a flying bird



Circa 1889

First Known Use of axillary

circa 1889


Medical Dictionary

axillary

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adjective ax·il·lary \ˈak-sə-ˌler-ē\

Medical Definition of axillary

  1. :  of, relating to, or located near the axilla <axillary lymph nodes> <axillary temperature>




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