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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Square armhole jackets feature a natural shoulder with ease in the underarm and some defined shaping in the body.
Australian Trevor Chappell bowled the last ball underarm along the ground to New Zealand batsman Brian McKechnie.
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And on Thursday, Nadal was offended by an underarm serve from the 23-year-old Aussie at the Mexican Open.
Lead researcher Dr Dan Bawdon said: "It was surprising that this particular body odour pathway is governed by only a small number of the many bacterial species residing in the underarm."
With one ball remaining in the third one-day final of the 1981 World Series Cup and New Zealand needing six runs to tie, Chappell was instructed by his brother and Australian captain Greg to bowl underarm. Trevor rolled the ball along the pitch to prevent Kiwi tail-ender Brian Mckechnie clearing the fence about 90 metres away.
Indian Social Club (ISC) Salalah concluded the Annual Underarm Cricket Tournament.
Muscat: Marathi Wing and Gujarati Wing recorded victories in the annual underarm cricket tournament of the Indian Social Club (ISC) Salalah.
Divide for body and sleeves: Place 55 (60, 60, 65, 61, 70, 68) sts on holder for left sleeve, remove m, using the backwardloop method CO 1 (2, 3, 4, 7, 6, 8) st(s) for underarm, pm for new beg of rnd, CO 1 (2, 3, 4, 7, 6, 8) st(s) for underarm, k82 (84, 90, 95, 99, 110, 112) body sts, place next 55(60, 60, 65,61,70, 68) sts on holder for right sleeve, CO 1 (2, 3, 4, 7, 6, 8) st(s) for underarm, pm for side, CO 1 (2, 3, 4, 7, 6, 8) st(s) for underarm, knit to end--168 (176, 192, 206, 226, 244, 256) sts for body.
The father, who cannot be named, was adamant that his son's pubic and underarm hair be trimmed, in line with Islamic recommendation.
Yellow underarm stains are caused by your apocrine glands which contain proteins and fatty acids and thus make underarm secretions thick and milky.