Medical Dictionary

axilla

noun ax·il·la \ag-ˈzil-ə, ak-ˈsil-\
plural ax·il·lae \-(ˌ)ē, -ˌī\ or ax·il·las

Medical Definition of AXILLA

:  the cavity beneath the junction of the arm or anterior appendage 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; especially :  armpit
April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears