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azygos

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noun azy·gos \ā-ˈzī-gəs\

Definition of azygos

  1. :  an azygos anatomical part

Origin and Etymology of azygos

New Latin, from Greek, unyoked, from a- + zygon yoke — more at yoke


First Known Use: 1646


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azygos

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adjective azy·gos \(ˌ)ā-ˈzī-gəs\

Definition of azygos

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

1681

First Known Use of azygos

1681

Variants of azygos

or less commonly

azygous


Medical Dictionary

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azygos

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noun azy·gos \ā-ˈzī-gəs\

Medical Definition of azygos

  1. :  an azygos anatomical part


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azygos

adjective azy·gos

Medical Definition of azygos

  1. :  not being one of a pair <the azygos muscle of the uvula> <the azygos system of veins>

Variants of azygos

also

azygous

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