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, gen. and pl.


(ak'sil'ă, ak-sil'ē), [TA]
The space below the glenohumeral joint, bounded by the pectoralis major anteriorly, the latissimus dorsi posteriorly, the serratus anterior medially, and the humerus laterally; it has a superior opening between the clavicle, scapula, and first rib (cervicoaxillary canal), and an inferior opening or floor covered by the axillary fascia and skin of the axillary fossa (armpit); it contains the axillary artery and vein, the infraclavicular part of the brachial plexus, axillary lymph nodes and vessels, and areolar tissue.
See also: fossa, axillary fossa.
Fig. 58 Axil. A leaf for a larger image
Fig. 58 Axil . A leaf axil.


a location on a plant stem which is the angle between the leaf and the upper part of the stem.
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Ghirshman in his preliminary report on Level Axil noted (1964: 4-5) the discovery of more than two hundred figurines, mostly fragmentary, found in an open space adjacent to the "grand batiment central.
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As observed in this study, fertile leaves are pendulous (up to 200 cm long), branch dichotomously and arise from the axil of the sterile leaf.
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