Medical Definition of Axillary fossa

By | June 25, 2018

Axillary fossa

Axillary fossa

Axilla

Medical Definition of Axilla

The cavity beneath the junction of the arm or anterior appendage and shoulder or shoulder girdle containing the axillary artery and vein, a part of the brachial plexus of nerves, many lymph nodes, and fat and areolar tissue; especially : armpit

Medical Definition of armpit

 The hollow beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder

 

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