axillary vein n.
The continuation of the basilic and brachial veins that runs from the lower border of the teres major muscle to the outer border of the first rib where it becomes the subclavian vein.
After death clots were found extending from the heart into the axillary vein.
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a mineral, complex calcium and aluminum borosilicate, usually occurring in thin brown crystals. Historical Examples Boric acid is also a constituent of certain silicates, such as tourmaline, axinite, and datholite. A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
an instrument with a bladed head on a handle or helve, used for hewing, cleaving, chopping, etc. Jazz Slang. any musical instrument. the ax, Informal. dismissal from employment: to get the ax. expulsion from school. rejection by a lover, friend, etc.: His girlfriend gave him the ax. any usually summary removal or curtailment. to shape […]
axio- axio- or axi- pref. Axis: axioversion.
the branch of philosophy dealing with values, as those of ethics, aesthetics, or religion. noun (philosophy) the theory of values, moral or aesthetic