1. An unpaired (azygous) anatomical structure. ... Synonym: azygos vein. ... Origin: G. A-priv. + zygon, a yoke ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(az´ĭ-gәs) (ә-zi´gәs) any unpaired part, as the azygos vein. azygous.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
azygos 1. Unpaired. 2. Any unpaired part, such as the azygos vein.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2351/
Type: Term Pronunciation: az′ī-gos Definitions: 1. An unpaired (azygous) anatomic structure. Synonyms: azygos veinFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=9052
adjective, Greek a = negative, and zygos = paired, hence, unpaired.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
In anatomy, azygos, from the Greek άζυξ, refers to a structure that is unpaired. This is relatively unusual, as most elements of anatomy reflect bilateral symmetry. Another term for the same concept is impar. Well-known structures incorporating this nomenclature include the azygos vein, ganglion impar, and the anatomical variant known as the a...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azygos
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