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Noun: axillary artery
  1. The part of the main artery of the arm that lies in the armpit and is continuous with the subclavian artery above and the brachial artery below
    - arteria axillaris

Derived forms: axillary arteries

Type of: arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery

Part of: armpit, axilla, axillary cavity, axillary fossa, underarm

Encyclopedia: Axillary artery