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ax·il·lar

 (ăk-sĭl′ər, ăk′sə-lər) or ax·il·lar·y (ăk′sə-lĕr′ē)
n. pl. axillars or ax·il·lar·ies
One of the feathers in the axilla of a bird's wing.

ax•il•lar

(ˈæk sə lər)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to an axilla.
n.
2. an axillary feather.
[1535–45]
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After 3 weeks, the patient experienced fatigue and detected multiple 1-2 cm non-tender cervical and axillar lymph nodes in the physical examination.
Mesopleuron smooth with some very delicate indistinct transverse striae, acetabular carina very indistinct delimiting a narrow area laterally; mesopleural triangle uniformly dull coriaceous; dorsoaxillar area smooth, lateral axillar area coriaceous; preaxilla and axilla dull rugose; axillar carina with some longitudinal striae; axillula rugose, without setae; height of subaxillular bar posteriorly more than height of metanotal trough; metapleural sulcus reaching mesopleuron in the upper 1/3 of its height.
At a press conference on April 25, 2009, Rousseff revealed that she was undergoing treatment to remove an early-stage axillar lymphoma, a cancer in the lymphatic system, which was detected in her left armpit during a routine mammographic exam.