axillary gland meaning
- Their efferents pass partly to the central and partly to the subclavicular groups of axillary glands.
- Its efferent vessels of all the preceding groups of axillary glands; its efferents pass to the subclavicular group.
- They are presumed to have developed in puberty from the eccrine glands, and can comprise up to 50 % of all axillary glands.
- He recommended, in the face of strenuous opposition, an extensive operation that should include removal of the axillary glands when most surgeons were contented with local amputation.
- The afferents of this group drain the skin and muscles of the lower part of the back of the neck and of the posterior thoracic wall; their efferents pass to the central group of axillary glands.