azygous

[az-uh-guh s, ey-zahy-]

Origin of azygous

1640–50; < Greek ázygos, equivalent to a- a-6 + zygós, derivative of zygón yoke1
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azygous

adjective
  1. biology developing or occurring singly

Word Origin for azygous

C17: via New Latin from Greek azugos, from a- 1 + zugon yoke
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