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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.
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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
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