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a·zy·gos

 (ā-zī′gəs) Anatomy
adj. also a·zy·gous (-gəs)
Not one of a pair, as a vein or muscle; occurring singly.
n.
An unpaired anatomical structure.

[Greek : a-, a- + -zugos, yoked (from zugon, yoke, pair; see yeug- in Indo-European roots).]
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azygous

(ˈæzɪɡəs)
adj
(Biology) biology developing or occurring singly
[C17: via New Latin from Greek azugos, from a-1 + zugon yoke]
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az•y•gous

(ˈæz ə gəs, eɪˈzaɪ-)

adj. Biol.
not being one of a pair; single.
[1640–50; < Greek ázygos=a- a-6 + -zygos, derivative of zygón yoke]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.azygous - occurring singlyazygous - occurring singly; not one of a pair; "the azygous muscle of the uvula"
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
single - existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual; "upon the hill stood a single tower"; "had but a single thought which was to escape"; "a single survivor"; "a single serving"; "a single lens"; "a single thickness"
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