azygos definition

  • noun:
    • In structure, a structure this is certainly unpaired. This can be reasonably unusual, since many components of structure reflect bilateral symmetry.
    • An azygous component, as a muscle, vein, etc.
    • In anatomy, a structure which unpaired. This is certainly reasonably strange, since many components of anatomy reflect bilateral balance.
    • An azygous component, as a muscle, vein, etc.
  • adjective:
    • occurring singly; not just one of a pair
    • occurring singly; not merely one of some

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