Armpit

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  • the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder; "they were up to their armpits in water"

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  • the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder; "they were up to their armpits in water"

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Armpit Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The axilla (also armpit, underarm, or oxter) is the area on the human body right under where the joint where the arm connects to the shoulder. The axilla is one of the four places where an medical thermometer can be used to measure human body temperature. The other places are the rectum, mouth, and ear canal.

In the area where the axllia is, the body parts that are found are the axillary vein, axillary artery, brachial plexus, lymph nodes and fat.



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