azygos

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1azy·gos

noun \ā-ˈzī-gəs\

Definition of AZYGOS

:  an azygos anatomical part

Origin of AZYGOS

New Latin, from Greek, unyoked, from a- + zygon yoke — more at yoke
First Known Use: 1646

2azy·gos

adjective \(ˌ)ā-ˈzī-gəs\

Definition of AZYGOS

:  not being one of a pair :  single <an azygos vein>

Variants of AZYGOS

azy·gos also azy·gous \(ˌ)ā-ˈzī-gəs\

First Known Use of AZYGOS

1681

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