Medical Term for Armpit?


There are a few medical terms referring to the armpit depending on what country you are in. The United States refer to the armpit as the axilla. The United Kingdom refers to the armpits as the oxter.
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Axilla is commonly used in the US, but in UK another name for the armpit is the oxter.
Axilla: The cavity beneath the junction of the arm and the body, better known as
Not medical advice: Medical term for armpit is axilla, it is commonly used in the US. In the UK another name for the armpit is the oxter.
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