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Introduction: Axilla

Description of Axilla

Axilla: The underarm or armpit area.

Axilla: The underarm or armpit.
Source: National Institute of Health

Axilla: the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder; "they were up to their armpits in water".
Source: WordNet 2.1

Axilla: Related Topics

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Axilla as an Organ

Axilla (organ): The axilla is the area most commonly known as the armpit....more »

Axilla (organ): See Axilla (organ information).

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Axilla

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Axilla

The following list attempts to classify Axilla into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • bodily cavity,cavity,cavum
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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