subaxillary


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sub·ax·il·lar·y

 (sŭb-ăk′sə-lĕr′ē)
adj.
Situated beneath the axilla or armpit: subaxillary glands; subaxillary feathers.
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subaxillary

(ˌsʌbˈæksɪlərɪ)
adj
1. (Botany) situated or growing beneath the axil of a plant: subaxillary bracts.
2. (Anatomy) situated beneath the armpit
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A longitudinal incision was performed at the sternum median or the fourth right subaxillary rib, and the heart was exposed.
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