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Descriptor English: Axilla
Descriptor Spanish: Axila
Descriptor axila
Entry term(s) sobaco
Scope note: Zona del cuerpo humano situada bajo la ARTICULACIÓN DEL HOMBRO, también denominada sobaco o fosa axilar.
Descriptor Portuguese: Axila
Descriptor French: Aisselle
Entry term(s): Armpit
Underarm
Tree number(s): A01.378.800.090
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001365
Scope note: Area of the human body underneath the SHOULDER JOINT, also known as the armpit or underarm.
Annotation: "axillary lymph nodes" = LYMPH NODES (IM) + AXILLA (NIM, no qualifiers)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
GD growth & development
IN injuries
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VI virology
DeCS ID: 1377
Unique ID: D001365
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Axilla - Preferred
Concept UI M0002048
Scope note Area of the human body underneath the SHOULDER JOINT, also known as the armpit or underarm.
Preferred term Axilla
Entry term(s) Armpit
Underarm



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