jugal

[joo-guh l]

Origin of jugal

1590–1600; < Latin jugālis, equivalent to jug(um) yoke1 + -ālis -al1
Related formsin·ter·ju·gal, adjectivesub·ju·gal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for jugal

jugal

adjective
  1. of or relating to the zygomatic bone
noun
  1. Also called: jugal bone other names for zygomatic bone

Word Origin for jugal

C16: from Latin jugālis of a yoke, from jugum a yoke
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jugal in Medicine

jugal

[jōōgəl]
adj.
  1. Connected like a yoke.
  2. Relating to the zygomatic bone.
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