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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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Association of clinicopathological features with miR-195 expression: Out of 89 BC patients who were presented with axillary lymph node involvement, 71.
Surgery (breast and sentinel node or axillary lymph node resection) was complete three to seven weeks after the last dose of either ABP 980 or trastuzumab in the neoadjuvant phase, and pathologic complete response was analysed.
4%) with stage II out of which 58 presented with no axillary lymph node involvement and 100 patients presented with axillary lymph node involvement, 200 patients (44.
According to the company, approximately 20% of breast cancer patients who endure axillary lymph node dissection go on to develop secondary lymphedema -- a chronic, progressive, disabling and ultimately disfiguring disease that severely affects quality of life.
1] These shifts include the transition from routine axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) to sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) in node-negative patients, and the transition from routine mastectomy to breast-conserving therapy.
Axillary web syndrome is likely to be associated with axillary surgery (either axillary lymph node or sentinel lymph node dissection) in breast cancer.
It has been demonstrated that the treatment methods applied for breast cancer are generally associated with lymphedema development; there is evidence in the literature that it generally occurs as a result of axillary lymph node dissection and/or axillary radiotherapy resulting in deterioration of the lymphatic in the upper extremity and it has been shown that preserving axillary surgeries such as sentinel SLNB reduce the risk (1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 16, 17).
The R2* values in patients with axillary lymph node metastasis were significantly higher than the R2* values in patients without axillary lymph node metastasis (t = 2.
Fine-needle-aspiration of a right axillary lymph node was positive for malignancy.
Some clinicians now omit performing axillary lymph node dissection if one to two sentinel nodes are positive, "primarily based on extrapolation of data from randomized trials of patients treated exclusively or predominantly with breast-conserving surgery.
Axillary lymph node (ALN) status is an important prognostic factor and determinant of treatment for patients with breast carcinoma.
2) They looked at two groups: women who had undergone axillary lymph node biopsy and those who had undergone sentinel node biopsy.