midaxillary line

noun

mid·​ax·​il·​lary line ˈmid-ˈak-sə-ˌler-ē- How to pronounce midaxillary line (audio)
: an imaginary line through the axilla parallel to the long axis of the body and midway between its ventral and dorsal surfaces

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“Midaxillary line.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/midaxillary%20line. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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