Definition of Azygous

1. Adjective. Occurring singly; not one of a pair. "The azygous muscle of the uvula"

Exact synonyms: Azygos
Category relationships: Anatomy, General Anatomy
Similar to: Single



Definition of Azygous

1. a. Odd; having no fellow; not one of a pair; single; as, the azygous muscle of the uvula.

Definition of Azygous

1. Adjective. odd; having no fellow; not one of a pair; single ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Azygous

1. not being one of a pair [adj]

Medical Definition of Azygous

1. Odd; having no fellow; not one of a pair; single; as, the azygous muscle of the uvula. (12 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Azygous

azury
azygies
azygoesophageal recess
azygogram
azygography
azygos
azygos continuation of interrupted ivc
azygos fissure
azygos lobe of lung
azygos vein
azygos vein principle
azygoses
azygous (current term)
azygous vein
azygy
azylene
azylenes
azym
azyme
azymes
azymia
azymic
azymite
azymites
azymous
azyms
açais

Literary usage of Azygous

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1. The Anatomy of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1802)
"The POSTE- * azygous is a term, which is applied to fuch parts as have no fellow ... and other bone?; or the azygous vein, which run* in the centre of the ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1886)
"The lower segments are probably embryonal plates, which were resorbed by the upper segments, ie, the permanent radials ; in a similar manner as the azygous ..."

3. Description of Some New Species of Invertebrates from the Palaeozoic Rocks by Samuel Almond Miller, William Frank Eugene Reed Gurley (1894)
"On each side of the lanceolate depression the surface is beautifully ornamented with longitudinal, crenulated lines. azygous ..."

4. Anatomical Technology as Applied to the Domestic Cat: An Introduction to by Burt Green Wilder, Simon Henry Gage (1882)
"... or azygous. They are, at least primarily and approximately, symmetrical in themselves ; that is, they consist of similar right and left halves ..."

5. State Geological Survey of Kansas. [Reports] by Kansas Geological Survey (1902)
"The other first radial, upon the right of the azygous plates, is quadrilateral, except a very slight truncation by the second azygous plate below the depth ..."

6. New and Interesting Species of Plaeozoic Fossils. by Samuel Almond Miller (1895)
"azygous aide view of calyx. Fig. S. Opposite side of same. ... azygous side view of the same. Frg. 15. Lateral view of same. ..."

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