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The head of the bone can be felt by pressing the fingers high up in the axilla.

A Practical PhysiologyAlbert F. Blaisdell

He employed the thermometer in the axilla in examining his cases, as did the iatrophysicists of the previous century.

The whole upper arm was swollen and discoloured, while an indurated mass extended along the line of the vessels into the axilla.

The glands most frequently affected are those in the neck, axilla, and groin.

Manual of SurgeryAlexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

A pad is inserted in the axilla, the elbow raised, and the arm placed by the side on a pillow and steadied with sand-bags.

A dark stripe extends from the nostril to the eye and thence posteriorly to a point between the axilla and groin.

The empty glenoid may sometimes be palpated from the axilla.

In most cases the heat in the axilla exceeds 103°, and may even mount up to 105°.

The spots chosen are the cavity of the axilla, corresponding with our armpit, and the crease where the thigh joins the belly.

The Life of the FlyJ. Henri Fabre

A pressure made on the brachial vein and its branches by scirrhous glands in the axilla, is a common cause of this state.

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