axillary lines


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axillary lines

The anterior axillary line, the midaxillary line, or the posterior axillary line – imaginary lines that extend in parallel down the side of the body from the axilla.
See also: line
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Other port sites were varied according to the cyst location but were usually placed in the epigastrium (10 mm) and in the midclavicular line and anterior axillary lines (5 mm).
A 10 mm working port was inserted below the xiphoid process and directed to the left of the falciform ligament, and two lateral 5 mm subcostal ports were placed in the left mid-clavicular and left anterior axillary lines in mirror-image positions to normal port placement.