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azygous

[az-uh-guh s, ey-zahy-] /ˈæz ə gəs, eɪˈzaɪ-/
adjective, Biology
1.
not being one of a pair; single.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Greek ázygos, equivalent to a- a-6 + zygós, derivative of zygón yoke
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azygous

/ˈæzɪɡəs/
adjective
1.
(biology) developing or occurring singly
Word Origin
C17: via New Latin from Greek azugos, from a-1 + zugonyoke
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