Jugal

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jugal (Anat) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the malar, or cheek bone.
    • Jugal Relating to a yoke, or to marriage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • jugal Relating to a yoke or to marriage; conjugal.
    • jugal Pertaining to the jugal; malar; zygomatic.
    • n jugal One of the bones of the zygoma or zygomatic arch; the malar bone, or principal cheek-bone, especially in those animals, as birds, in which it is a slender rod interposed between a quadrate or quadratojugal bone and the superior maxillary or lacrymal bone. When short and stout, as in man it is usually called the malar, or malar bone. See quadratojugal. See cuts under Cyclodus, Gallinæ, Ichthyosauria, and skull.
    • n jugal Same as suborbital
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Jugal jōō′gal malar: joining, uniting
    • n Jugal a bone of the zygomatic arch, malar bone
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. jugalis, fr. jugum, yoke

Usage

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Associated Words: zygoma, zygomatic, buccate, buccal, malar, buccinator, meloncus, meloplasty, melitis, dimple, jugal.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
The bones of origin included jugal, postorbital, postfrontal, parietal and squamosal.
"The Adductor Muscles of the Jaw In Some Primitive Reptiles" by Richard C. Fox
The lacrymal is small and distinct from the jugal.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
Ma, Jugal or malar bone.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 6" by Various
It differs from the bulk of the American Edentates in having a complete jugal arch.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
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