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jugum

 [joo´gum] (L.)
a depression or ridge connecting two structures; called also yoke.
jugum pe´nis a forceps for compressing the penis.

ju·gum

, pl.

ju·ga

(jū'gŭm, -gă), [TA]
1. A ridge or furrow connecting two points. Synonym(s): yoke [TA]
2. A type of forceps.
[L. a yoke]

jugum

/ju·gum/ (joo´gum) pl. ju´ga   [L.] yoke; a depression or ridge connecting two structures.

jugum

(jo͞o′gəm)
n. pl. ju·ga (-gə) or ju·gums
A yokelike structure in certain insects that joins the forewings to the hind wings, keeping them together during flight.

jugum

[jo̅o̅′gəm]
Etymology: L, yoke
a ridge or furrow joining two points.

ju·gum

, pl. juga (jū'gŭm, -gă)
1. [TA] A ridge or furrow connecting two points.
Synonym(s): yoke.
2. A type of forceps.
[L. a yoke]

ju·gum

, pl. juga (jū'gŭm, -gă)
1. [TA] A ridge or furrow connecting two points.
Synonym(s): yoke.
2. A type of forceps.
[L. a yoke]

jugum

pl. juga [L.] a depression or ridge connecting two structures.

jugum alveolaris
a ridge in the jawbone over the site of impending eruption of a tooth.
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Jugum well defined, raised, smooth, separated from the latero-pleural areas.
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The Dean's reply to this was that he had not read anywhere that the stole was a sign of jurisdiction, but rather was a sign of the priest performing his office, which was the case in point, this being demonstrated by the words of a bishop who, when ordaining a priest, passes him the stole, saying "Accipe jugum Domini.