Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The space between the upper part of the arm and the side-wall of the chest, commonly called the armpit. The axilla is enclosed by the pectoral muscles in front, and the latissimus dorsi and teres major muscles behind.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.