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synonyms for axillary

  • alar
  • alary
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How to use axillary in a sentence

The axillary glands are still enlarged, though less so than formerly.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
Shave carefully in the axillary line and disinfect the denuded skin.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
Examples occur in the axillary buds of Lilium bulbiferum, in some Alliums, etc.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
The stem is erect and freely branched, bearing feathery bunches of bristled leaves and pale-yellow axillary flowers.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Solanace—Herbs with alternate leaves and axillary clusters of regular flowers.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The distance from the plate is probably that of the mid-axillary line.
GUNSHOT ROENTGENOGRAMSCLYDE S. FORD
The axillary glands (fig. 1, η) are perhaps the most practically important in the body.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 2VARIOUS
When the terminal bud is thus prevented from continuing its growth, the nearest axillary buds are developed.
OUTLINES OF LESSONS IN BOTANY, PART I; FROM SEED TO LEAFJANE H. NEWELL
The terminal buds are the strongest and not very many axillary buds develop, so that the tree has not fine spray.
OUTLINES OF LESSONS IN BOTANY, PART I; FROM SEED TO LEAFJANE H. NEWELL
The buds that spring from the inner angle of the leaf with the stem are axillary buds; those that crown the stems are terminal.
OUTLINES OF LESSONS IN BOTANY, PART I; FROM SEED TO LEAFJANE H. NEWELL
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WORDS RELATED TO AXILLARY

  • alar
  • alary
  • axillary
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