axilla

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axilla

[ak′sil·ə]
(anatomy)
The depression between the arm and the thoracic wall; the armpit.
(botany)
An axil.
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ISC has conducted underarm cricket tournaments for many years now and we are really happy that this time, we had a record-breaking 16 teams taking part,' said chairman Singh in his welcome address.
He said that "there is simply no religious duty or obligation" on someone so disabled to trim or shave pubic and axillary, or underarm, hair.
The brand found that 59% of men are cautious about participating in certain activities when they experience underarm irritation.
The data also uncovered interesting truths about the impact underarms can have on how women feel and act on any given day.
Botox is injected into the skin to treat the symptoms of severe underarm sweating (severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis) when medicines used on the skin (topical) do not work well enough in people 18 years and older.
As many as 31% of these women have admitted to skipping out on the beach due to underarm shame.
The company developed the Better Walk Crutch as an alternative to traditional underarm or forearm crutches that removes force from the user's underarm area and distributes it along the user's body.
The ArmsBand Underarm Concealed Carry Holster straps the handgun to the underside of the upper arm for easy crossdraw from under the sleeve of a short-sleeved shirt.
Our previous research has shown that underarm odors can convey a great deal of information about an individual, including personal identity, gender, sexual orientation, and health status," study senior author George Preti, PhD, an organic chemist at Monell, said.
com)-- Cary Dermatology Center is one of the first medical practices in the United States to offer the miraDry[R] Procedure, a new treatment option that provides a safe and lasting solution for excessive underarm sweat, a debilitating condition also known as primary axillary hyperhidrosis.
Lundstrom and colleagues collected underarm odors from 12 to 16 people in each of three age groups: young (20 to 30 years old), middle-aged (45 to 55 years old) and old (75 to 95 years old).