azygos

Definitions:

  • Not one of a pair, as a vein or muscle; occurring singly.
  • An unpaired anatomical structure.
  • An azygous part, as a muscle, vein, etc.
  • In <xref>anatomy</xref>, a <xref>structure</xref> that is <xref>unpaired</xref>. This is relatively unusual, as most elements of anatomy reflect <xref>bilateral</xref> <xref>symmetry</xref>.
  • occurring singly; not one of a pair
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