axil-arm


axil-arm
(ECHINODERMATA: Crinoidea)
A main-axil arm and its branches, exclusive of terminal branchlets (omega-ramule).

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Axilla — The cavity beneath the junction of the arm and the body, better known as the armpit. The word axilla was borrowed directly from the Latin. To the Romans, as to us, the axilla was just the armpit. * * * The space below the shoulder joint, bounded… …   Medical dictionary

  • Axilla — Ax*il la ([a^]ks*[i^]l l[.a]), n.; pl. {Axillae} ([a^]ks*[i^]l l[=ae]). [L.] (Anat.) The armpit, or the cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) An axil. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Axillae — Axilla Ax*il la ([a^]ks*[i^]l l[.a]), n.; pl. {Axillae} ([a^]ks*[i^]l l[=ae]). [L.] (Anat.) The armpit, or the cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) An axil. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • axilla — noun (plural axillae or las) Etymology: Latin, diminutive of ala wing, upper arm, armpit, axil more at aisle Date: 1616 the cavity beneath the junction of a forelimb and the body; especially armpit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • axillary — adj.; pl. ies [L. axilla, armpit] 1. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Pertaining to the axilla. 2. (ECHINODERMATA: Asteroidea) In an axil, applied to a single ossicle. 3. (ECHINODERMATA: Crinoidea) A brachial supporting 2 arm branches …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • List of words having different meanings in British and American English: A–L — Differences between American and British English American English …   Wikipedia

  • axilla — n. [L. pl. Axilloe.] (Anat.) Armpit, hollow of the arm, axil …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • axilla —   n. (pl. las, lae ,) armpit; shoulder.    ♦ axillary a. of arm pit; of or growing in an axil …   Dictionary of difficult words


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