midaxillary line

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midaxillary line

[‚mid′ak·sə‚ler·ē ′līn]
(anatomy)
A perpendicular line drawn downward from the apex of the axilla.
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sup][22] Generally, one port for viewing was done at the seventh intercostal spaces on the middle axillary line, and two ports for working on the anterior axillary line and posterior axillary line, respectively, on which the intercostal spaces in detail according to the location of lesion by computed tomography.
The incision, about 3-5 cm long, is performed at the fifth or sixth intercostal space at the middle axillary line.
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