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axillary artery meaning

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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

    Encyclopedia: Axillary artery


  • [Medicine]
    The continuation of the subclavian artery; it distributes over the upper limb,axilla,chest and shoulder.n : the part of the main artery of the arm that lies in the axilla and that is continuous with the subclavian artery above and the brachial artery below

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  1. Nine days later, he checked into axillary arteries of the right arm.
  2. In the axilla, the axillary artery is surrounded by the brachial plexus.
  3. The subclavian becomes the axillary artery at the lateral border of the first rib.
  4. It is a branch of the axillary artery, a main artery in the shoulder.
  5. The axillary artery has several smaller branches.

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