positive axillary lymph node

(PAH-zih-tiv AK-suh-LAYR-ee limf ...)

A lymph node in the area of the armpit (axilla) to which cancer has spread. This spread is determined by surgically removing some of the lymph nodes and examining them under a microscope to see whether cancer cells are present.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "positive axillary lymph node"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "ganglio linfático axilar positivo"

Ganglio linfático en el área de la axila a la que el cáncer se ha diseminado. Esta diseminación se determina cuando se extrae quirúrgicamente algunos de los ganglios linfáticos y se los examina bajo un microscopio para ver si hay células cancerosas presentes.