axillary hair

ax·il·lary hair

(ak'sil-ār-ē hār)
Hair of the armpit.
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[1] The disease affects most commonly scalp hairs, but it may also involve eyebrows, eyelashes, beard, pubic, axillary hair and others.
The biannual self-assessment by the children of current pubertal stage covered various secondary sexual characteristics including weight (kg), height (cm), pubic hair growth, and genital or breast growth categorized by Tanner rating scales (1-5) (Marshall and Tanner 1969, 1970), occurrence of acne (no/yes), and axillary hair growth (no/yes).
Since transmission is possible with only close contact, the parasite is transferred from the pubic or axillary hair to the eyes by strong physical contact.
"The trimming of the pubic hair and axillary hair would serve no other purpose.
Her axillary hair and pubic hair were at stages 3 and 2, respectively.
Pubertal maturation, pubic hair, breast, and axillary hair were of Tanner stage III, I, and II, respectively.
Data pertaining to age, marital status, occupation, duration, menstrual irregularities, family history, extent of hair loss, thinning of hair, signs of virilization (hirsutism, acne, acanthosis nigricans, galactorrhea, loss of axillary hair), hair pull test and daily hair count were recorded.
A lot of mobile Pthirus pubis insects were visible on his axillary hair in the affected area [Figure 1]b and [Figure 1]c.
An increase in pubic and axillary hair developed after he reached the age of one and was concurrent with penis enlargement.
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.