midaxillary line

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mid·ax·il·lar·y line

[TA]
a vertical line intersecting a point midway between the anterior and posterior axillary folds or lines.
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mid·ax·il·lar·y line

(mid-ak'si-lar-ē līn) [TA]
An imaginary division halfway between the anterior axillary line and the posterior axillary line, passing through the apex of the axilla.
Synonym(s): median axillary line [TA] .
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The incision, about 3-5 cm long, is performed at the fifth or sixth intercostal space at the middle axillary line. In most cases, the camera was placed on the posterior side of the incision, and other working instruments were placed on the anterior side.

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