axillary gland

n.

Any of numerous nodes situated around axillary veins that receive lymphatic drainage from the upper limb, pectoral girdle, and mammary gland.axillary lymph node

Nearby words

  1. axillary artery,
  2. axillary bud,
  3. axillary cataract,
  4. axillary cavity,
  5. axillary fossa,
  6. axillary nerve,
  7. axillary vein,
  8. axinite,
  9. axio-,
  10. axiological


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