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Medical Term:

axillary process of breast


the superolateral position of the mammary gland, which extends toward the axilla and blends with the anterior axillary fold.

Synonym(s): processus axillaris glandulae mammariaeTA, processus lateralis glandulae mammariaeTA, axillary tail of breast, tail of Spence

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