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azygos

 [az´ĭ-gos]
any unpaired part, as the azygos vein.
azygos vein a vein beginning in the abdomen as a continuation of the ascending lumbar vein; it and its tributaries serve as vessels for the return of blood from the thorax to the superior vena cava. The azygos vein also serves as a connecting link, through the ascending lumbar vein, between the venae cavae returning blood from above and below the heart. See anatomic Table of Veins in the Appendices.

az·y·gous

(az'ĭ-gŭs, ă-zī'gŭs),
Unpaired; single.
[G. azygos]

az·y·gous

(az'i-gŭs)
Unpaired; single.
[G. azygos]

azygous

Occurring singly rather than in pairs. From the Greek azugos , unyoked.
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Almost all patients with MIH have a single or azygous anterior cerebral artery.
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Nausea and syncope are due to low cardiac output following inferior caval compression at the bifurcation (complete in 90%, with variable patency of collateral ascending lumbar and spinal canal veins to the azygous veins), while the foetal effects (4,5), including foetal heart rate changes irrespective of the presence or absence of maternal hypotension (6), are also secondary to aortoiliac displacement (usually to the left) and aortoiliac compression (most marked across the lumbar lordosis at L3-5 and exaggerated by uterine contraction) (7,8).
Azygous bounced back to form with a game victory at Folkestone last time and a 6lb penalty might not stop him following up in the friday-ad.co.uk Handicap at Brighton.
MORNING rain almost led to the withdrawal of Azygous in the opening sprinth and icap at Folkestone, but trainer Jon Akehurst held his nerve and was rewarded as Alan Munro brought the five-year-old home a length clear of the field.
Frontonasal: FN--a single large median shield lying between the frontal and posterior internasals; the azygous prefrontal of Boulenger (1885) or the prefrontal of Stejneger (1904).
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Rider Ashley Hamblett got Dodaa settled and he just had to be given a nudge turning for home before the 9-2 shot lengthened away to beat Azygous seven lengths in a time well below standard.
Like Hannon, Rod Millman has a five-strong entry in the five-furlong contest, including Phantom Whisper and the unbeaten Azygous.
She won at Warwick in between, but was short-headed by Azygous back on the all-weather at Lingfield a week ago, when she had to be switched for her effort and only just failed to get up.