quadratojugal

1 of 2

adjective

qua·​dra·​to·​jugal
kwä¦drātō+
1
: of, relating to, or joining the quadrate and jugal bones
2
: being a quadratojugal

quadratojugal

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noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 13 Apr. 2024.

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