Definitions for "Axillary nodes"
Keywords:  armpit, lymph, node, glands, lymphoma
Lymph nodes found in the armpit that drain the lymph channels from the breast.
Lymph nodes—also called lymph glands—found in the armpit (axilla).
Lymph glands (nodes) in the armpit. Certain cancers such as breast cancer may spread to these nodes, so they are usually removed by surgery to determine if breast cancer is present and if treatment with chemotherapy is necessary.
Keywords:  benign