axillary vein definition

  • noun:
    • : a sizable blood vessel that conveys blood through the horizontal facet of the thorax, axilla (armpit) and top limb toward the heart.
    • a continuation of the basilic vein and brachial vein that becomes the subclavian vein
    • : a big blood-vessel that conveys bloodstream through the lateral facet of the thorax, axilla (armpit) and top limb toward the heart.
    • a continuation of this basilic vein and brachial vein that becomes the subclavian vein

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