axillary hair

ax·il·lary hair

(ak'sil-ār-ē hār)
Hair of the armpit.
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She had minimal axillary hair, Tanner stage 2 breast development and Tanner stage 2 pubic hair development.
Maracek and colleagues found that removal of axillary hair had no effect on the bacterial burden of P acnes.
The effect of axillary hair on surgical antisepsis around the shoulder.
Miramar was the first company to receive clearance for axillary sweat reduction and we are now the only company with FDA clearance for permanent reduction of axillary hair of all colors.
Using this technology we've seen stable axillary hair reduction of approximately 70% regardless of color, and these results were based on a non-optimized treatment protocol.
On physical examination, the patient was phenotypically female, height 178 cm, weight 72 kg, with normal secondary sexual characteristics (pubic and axillary hair present, breast development Tanner stage IV).
Hee Lee J, Huh CH, Yoon HJ, Cho KH, Chung JH: Photo-epilation results of axillary hair in dark-skinned patients by intense pulsed light: comparison between different wavelengths and pulse width.
We have three different studies that have been completed this past month: 1) a deodorant also claiming to promote axillary hair loss, 2) socks that claim to exert an anti-fungal effect against athlete's foot and toenail fungus and 3) a widely distributed and marketed dietary supplement claiming to burn fat, build muscle and improve performance.
His testicles were of normal size and consistency, pubic and axillary hair were normal.
Physical changes during this period include genital development, breast development (females), pubic and axillary hair development, facial hair and voice deepening (males), skin changes, and rapid changes in both height and weight (Tanner, 1962).
Axillary hair usually appears 1 year after the development of pubic hair, but more important is the timing of menarche, which usually occurs around age 12.
The study, done in collaboration with the University of Chicago, was conducted using MIICRO's proprietary neuroimaging technology, and demonstrated that androstadienone (a steroid pheromone found in sweat, axillary hair, blood and semen of men) can alter brain activity in women.