quadratojugal

adjective
qua·​dra·​to·​jugal | \ kwä¦drātō+ \

Definition of quadratojugal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or joining the quadrate and jugal bones
2 : being a quadratojugal

quadratojugal

noun
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Definition of quadratojugal (Entry 2 of 2)

: a small membrane bone that connects the quadrate and jugal bones on each side of the skull in many lower vertebrates

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History and Etymology for quadratojugal

Adjective

quadrate entry 1 + -o- + jugal

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“Quadratojugal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quadratojugal. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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