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axillary node meaning

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  • Noun: axillary node
    1. Any of the lymph glands of the armpit; fights infections in the neck and chest and arm regions

    Derived forms: axillary nodes

    Type of: lymph gland, lymph node, node


  • [Medicine]
    n : any of the lymph nodes of the axilla —called also axillary gland
  • axillary:    Adjective: axillar ...
  • node:    Noun: node &n ...
  • s-a node:    [Medicine] n : SIN ...

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  1. The intercostabrachial nerve is also sometimes divided in axillary node clearance ( ANC ), such as that done for breast cancer surgery which requires the removal of the axillary nodes.
  2. The intercostabrachial nerve is also sometimes divided in axillary node clearance ( ANC ), such as that done for breast cancer surgery which requires the removal of the axillary nodes.
  3. It is used for breast cancer risk reduction in women at high risk, and as adjuvant treatment of axillary node-negative and node-positive, ductal carcinoma " in situ ".
  4. Professor Umberto Veronesi and a team of doctors from the European Institute of Oncology in Milan carried out a study to determine whether malignant cells from the site of breast cancer spread initially to a single lymph node _ a sentinel node _ in the armpit and whether a clear sentinel node reliably predicted whether other lymph nodes there, called axillary nodes, would be disease-free.

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