What does Axillary mean?

Axillary meaning in General Dictionary

Of or regarding the axilla or armpit as axillary gland artery neurological

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  • of or concerning the axil
  • of or relating to the armpit
  • Of or pertaining to the axilla or armpit; as, axillary gland, artery, nerve.
  • located in, or rising from, an axil; of or pertaining to an axil.

Axillary meaning in Medical Dictionary

related to the armpit, the cavity under the junction associated with arm additionally the human anatomy.


Axillary meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"pertaining on armpit or shoulder," 1610s, from Latin *axillaris, from axilla "armpit, top arm, wing" (see axle).


Axillary meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

The area beneath the supply; the arm pit.


Axillary meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or with respect to the axilla or armpit; because, axillary gland, artery, neurological.

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  • (a.) operating out of, or rising from, an axil; of or related to an axil.

Sentence Examples with the word Axillary

Some of the stamens are inserted between the bracts, in an apparently axillary position, while others are grouped about the apex of the axis.

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