Definition of subaxillary in English:

subaxillary

adjective

  • 1Zoology and Anatomy. Situated beneath the axilla.

  • 2Botany. Arising from or situated beneath an axil.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in William Salmon (1644–1713), medical empiric and author. From post-classical Latin subaxillaris from sub- + axillaris; compare -ary.

Pronunciation

subaxillary

/ˌsʌbakˈsɪl(ə)ri/