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subaxillary

[suhb-ak-suh-ler-ee]
adjective Botany.
  1. situated or placed beneath an axil.
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Origin of subaxillary

First recorded in 1760–70; sub- + axillary
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Examples from the Web for subaxillary

Historical Examples

  • Subaxillary, sub-aks′i-lar-i, adj. below the armpit: under the axil or angle formed by a branch or leaf.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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British Dictionary definitions for subaxillary

subaxillary

adjective
  1. situated or growing beneath the axil of a plantsubaxillary bracts
  2. situated beneath the armpit
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subaxillary in Medicine

subaxillary

(sŭb-ăksə-lĕr′ē)
adj.
  1. Situated beneath the axilla or armpit.
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