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[trahy-goh-nuh m]
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noun, plural tri·go·na [trahy-goh-nuh] /traɪˈgoʊ nə/. Anatomy.
  1. trigone.
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Origin of trigonum

First recorded in 1720–30, trigonum is from the Latin word trigōnum triangle. See trigon
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Historical Examples

  • The front of the head is more inclined than that of trigonum (fig. 301).

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trigonum in Medicine


n. pl. tri•go•na (-nə)
  1. A triangular anatomical area.
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