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Descriptions of Axilla

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 : The underarm or armpit area

Summary Information: Axilla

Axilla: The axilla is the area most commonly known as the armpit. It is medically known as the cavity located under the shoulder joint. The axilla includes a variety of structures, including arteries, nerves, lymph nodes, and sweat glands.

Conditions that can afflict the axilla include lymphedema, shoulder dislocation, trauma, axillary abscess, and axillary nerve dysfunction.

Closely Related Organs: Axilla

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Axilla

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Other Names: Axilla

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Sub Parts: Axilla

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Axilla

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