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Related to axillary: axillary artery, axillary vein, axillary abscess, axillary nerve, Axillary lymph nodes, axillary clearance, axillary temperature

ax·il·lar·y

 (ăk′sə-lĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Anatomy Of, relating to, or located near the axilla.
2. Botany Of, relating to, or located in an axil: axillary bud.
n.
Variant of axillar.

axillary

(ækˈsɪlərɪ)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or near the armpit
2. (Botany) botany growing in or related to the axil: an axillary bud.
n, pl -laries
(Zoology) (usually plural) Also called: axillar one of the feathers growing from the axilla of a bird's wing

ax•il•lar•y

(ˈæk səˌlɛr i)

adj., n., pl. -lar•ies. adj.
1. of or pertaining to the axilla.
2. pertaining to an axil.
n.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.axillary - of or relating to the axilaxillary - of or relating to the axil    
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
2.axillary - of or relating to the armpitaxillary - of or relating to the armpit; "axillary gland"
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Translations

ax·il·lar·y

a. axilar, rel. a la axila.

axillary

adj axilar
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