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yoke

 [yōk]
1. a connecting structure.
2. jugum.
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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © 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]
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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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