Azygos definition

ā-zīgəs
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Not one of a pair, as a vein or muscle; occurring singly.
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An unpaired anatomical structure.
noun
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Not one of a pair, as a vein or muscle; occurring singly.
adjective
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An unpaired anatomical structure.
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Origin of azygos

  • Greek a- a- -zugos yoked (from zugon yoke, pair yeug- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition