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jugular

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adjective jug·u·lar \ˈjə-gyə-lər also ˈjü- also -g(ə-)lər\

Definition of jugular

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the throat or neck

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the jugular vein

Origin and Etymology of jugular

Late Latin jugularis, from Latin jugulum collarbone, throat, from jugum yoke — more at yoke


First Known Use: 1597


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jugular

noun jug·u·lar

Definition of jugular

  1. 1 :  jugular vein

  2. 2 :  the most vital or vulnerable part of something <showed an instinct for the jugular in competition>

Examples of jugular in a sentence

  1. <a sadistic training instructor who would seek out a recruit's jugular and then go for it>

1615

First Known Use of jugular

1615


Medical Dictionary

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jugular

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adjective jug·u·lar \ˈjəg-yə-lər also ˈjüg- or -(ə-)lər\

Medical Definition of jugular

  1. 1:  of or relating to the throat or neck

  2. 2:  of or relating to the jugular vein <jugular pulsations>


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jugular

noun jug·u·lar

Medical Definition of jugular




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