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azygos

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noun azy·gos \(ˌ)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\
variants: or less commonly

azygous

Definition of azygos

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

1681

First Known Use of azygos

1681


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
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azygous

\(ˈ)ā-ˈzī-gəs\play

Medical Definition of azygos

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


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