axillary artery n.
A continuation of the subclavian artery in the armpit, becoming the brachial artery in the arm, with superior thoracic, thoracoacromial, lateral thoracic, subscapular, and posterior and superior circumflex humeral branches.
|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|
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