What does Axilla mean?

Axilla meaning in General Dictionary

The armpit or the hole under the junction for the supply and shoulder

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  • the hollow in arm in which its accompanied toward shoulder
  • The armpit, or the hole beneath the junction of supply and shoulder.
  • An axil.

Axilla meaning in Medical Dictionary


Axilla - German to English


Axilla meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The armpit, or perhaps the hole underneath the junction of this supply and shoulder.

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  • (n.) An axil.

Sentence Examples with the word Axilla

Arising as a long tendon from the sterno-scapular ligament, it passes the axilla by means of a fibrous pulley, accompanies the axillary vessels and nerves along the humerus, and is inserted by a few fleshy fibres on the base of the last two or three cubital quills.

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