How to use Axillary in a sentence

axillary
  • The flowers are generally arranged in terminal or axillary clusters, and are markedly regular with the same number of parts in each series.

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  • In the case of alternate leaves, the stipules at the base of each leaf are sometimes united to the petiole and to each other, so as to form an adnate, adherent or petiolary stipule, as in the rose, or an axillary stipule, as in Houttuynia cordata.

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  • The flowers, which are solitary, or rarely in pairs, at the end of slender axillary flower-stalks, are very irregular in form, with five sepals prolonged at the base, and five petals, the lowest one larger than the others and with a spur, in which collects the honey secreted by the spurs of the two adjoining stamens.

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  • While the tendril is thus diverted from its original direct course, the axillary bud of the leaf opposite the tendril begins a new podium, by lengthening into a shoot which assumes the direction the tendril had prior to its deflexion.

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  • The flowers are small, and borne on axillary shoots.

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  • Occasionally, as in violet, a flower arises singly in the axil of an ordinary foliage-leaf; it is then termed axillary.

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  • This lateral course is due to the more vigorous growth of the axillary branch formed near the base of each flower, which is a terminal structure, and, except in the female flower of Cycas, puts a limit to the apical growth of the stem.

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  • Another view is to regard the cone as an inflorescence, each carpellary scale being a bract bearing in its axil a shoot the axis of which has not been developed; the seminiferous scale is believed to represent either a single leaf or a fused pair of leaves belonging to the partially suppressed axillary shoot.

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  • One argument that has been adduced in support of the axillary bud theory is derived from the Palaeozoic type Cordaites, in which each ovule occurs en an axis borne in the axil of a bract.

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  • The position of the branches varies in the group; they are only exceptionally axillary (Hymenophyllaceae, Botryopterideae).

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  • There is one anterior vena cava, formed by the union of the two jugular and two axillary veins.

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  • The aorta gives off a large branch (the anterior aorta) very near its origin, from which arise - first, the left axillary, and afterwards the right axillary and the two carotid arteries.

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  • The flowers are thus always axillary.

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  • Branches sprang from the nodes, though perhaps not truly axillary in position.

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  • The genus Zygopteris, of which numerous Carboniferous and Permian species are known, likewise had a monostelic stem, but the structure of its vascular cylinder was somewhat complex, resembling that of the most highly differentiated Hymenophyllaceae, with which some species of Zygopteris also agreed in the presence of axillary shoots.

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  • Some of the stamens are inserted between the bracts, in an apparently axillary position, while others are grouped about the apex of the axis.

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  • A growth or flower bud (" axillary bud ") often appears in the axil.

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  • Following the axillary clearance, my nodes were clear.

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  • In a number of patients undergoing breast cancer surgery, an axillary dissection will be avoided with the risk of complications reduced.

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  • The branches bear horrific sharp axillary spines, as is suggested by the specific epithet (Gibson 1999 ).

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  • Flowers are borne in terminal or axillary panicles, clusters or cymes which are spherical, domed or flattened like a lacecap hydrangea.

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  • Patients with FDCS usually present with cervical or axillary lymphadenopathy, but extranodal disease has been described.

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  • Palpate the drainage areas of the breast i.e. the lymph nodes - the supraclavicular group and the axillary nodes.

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  • They are borne in terminal or axillary panicles, clusters, corymbs or cymes, which are often spherical or domed.

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  • Women were randomized to undergo either axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) or sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB).

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  • D. altaiense has bright green leaves, and axillary clusters of large tubular flowers of a dense Gentian-like blue, spotted with red in the throat.

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  • The flowers are axillary, 3 inches across, with from eight to twelve ray florets colored pale pink or sometimes white with pink tips; the disc is lemon-yellow.

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  • The flowers, in large terminal and axillary panicles, are white and fragrant, and at their best in September.

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  • Axillary (underarm) hyperhidrosis occurs more frequently in females and in individuals of Asian or Jewish ancestry.

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  • In axillary hyperhidrosis, excessive sweating in the underarm area occurs, leaving large wet marks and staining clothes.

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  • As a last resort, surgery is used to treat palmar, plantar, and axillary hyperhidrosis.

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  • In 2004, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of botulinum toxin (Botox) for treatment of axillary (underarm) hyperhidrosis that resists treatment with topical drugs.

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  • Even though Botox has only been approved to treat axillary hyperhidrosis, physicians can legally use Botox "off-label" to treat other affected areas of the body.

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  • Topical treatments followed by Botox if the topical agent fails is recommended for treating axillary and facial hyperhidrosis.

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  • Surgery is mentioned as an option only for palmar and axillary hyperhidrosis and only as a last resort.

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  • Children with axillary hyperhidrosis may be made fun of for excessive body odor and sweat stains.

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  • These muscles receive their blood supply from the subscapular and axillary nerves.

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  • Arising as a long tendon from the sterno-scapular ligament, it passes the axilla by means of a fibrous pulley, accompanies the axillary vessels and nerves along the humerus, and is inserted by a few fleshy fibres on the base of the last two or three cubital quills.

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  • Each podium consists of a portion of the stem bearing one or more leaves, each with an axillary bud or buds, and terminating in a tendril or an inflorescence.

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  • In Pinus the only leaves produced on the main stern and the lateral shoots are scales, the acicular leaves of the tree growing from axillary shoots.

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  • The flowers are white, axillary and slightly fragrant, - often two or three together on separate pedicels.

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