axillary gland

axillary gland

n.
Any of numerous nodes situated around axillary veins that receive lymphatic drainage from the upper limb, pectoral girdle, and mammary gland. Also called axillary lymph node.
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In CFS sufferers look for poor memory, headache with pressure or burning of the vertex, difficulty sleeping, swelling of the axillary glands and a sore throat.
The amount of tissue removed depends on how much, if at all, the axillary glands have been affected.
THIS is when the whole of the breast is removed, but the pectoral muscle and axillary glands are left intact.