adjective Botany.

situated or placed beneath an axil.

Origin of subaxillary

First recorded in 1760–70; sub- + axillary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for subaxillary



situated or growing beneath the axil of a plantsubaxillary bracts
situated beneath the armpit
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subaxillary in Medicine




Situated beneath the axilla or armpit.
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