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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]

azygous

[az′əgəs]
Etymology: Gk, a + zygon, not yoke
occurring as a single entity or part, such as any unpaired anatomical structure; not part of a pair. Also azygos. -azygos [az′əgos′] , n.

az·y·gous

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

azygous

Occurring singly rather than in pairs. From the Greek azugos , unyoked.

azygous

see azygos.
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Azygous will be having his first start on turf after two runs on the all-weather, but Millman is not concerned by the change in surface.
The depicted loreal configuration (large lower abutting on supralabials, and small upper loreal separating nasal and orbitals) and disposition of the numerous 12 or 13 azygous scales agree with that of the designated neotype, USNM 1249.
Azygous continuation of the interrupted hepatic IVC, multiple splenuncules on the same side as the stomach (4) and left-sided isomerism are classic features.
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A single large azygous scale in the frontal region separates the supraoculars.
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In right isomerism both great vessels are positioned on the same side of the spine (either right or left), and in left isomerism, the IVC is usually interrupted and continues with the azygous vein towards the thorax.