- Anatomy. the armpit.
- Ornithology. the corresponding region under the wing of a bird.
- Botany. an axil.
Origin of axilla
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Axillae: two small, subtriangular sclerites at the lateral basal angles of the meso-scutellum in Proctytripidae.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
You specify the axillae and the front region of the chest and lower part of scapulae: now, these are all hairy spots in man.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II
- the technical name for the armpit
- the area on the undersurface of a bird's wing corresponding to the armpit
Word Origin for axilla