subaxillary

[suhb-ak-suh-ler-ee]
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adjective Botany.

situated or placed beneath an axil.

Nearby words

  1. subatomic particle,
  2. subatomic particles,
  3. subaudition,
  4. subauricular,
  5. subaxial,
  6. subbase,
  7. subbasement,
  8. subbass,
  9. subbing,
  10. subbranch

Origin of subaxillary

First recorded in 1760–70; sub- + axillary

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British Dictionary definitions for subaxillary

subaxillary

adjective

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

subaxillary

[sŭb-ăksə-lĕr′ē]

adj.

Situated beneath the axilla or armpit.

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