Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Occurring singly; not one of a pair, as a vein or muscle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. odd; having no fellow; not one of a pair; single

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Odd; having no fellow; not one of a pair; single.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having no fellow; not being one of a pair; single: in anatomy applied to several parts, as muscles, veins, bones, etc., that are apparently single, or have no symmetrical fellow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. occurring singly; not one of a pair

Etymologies

a- + -zygous (Wiktionary)

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  • JM finds it odd that azygous isn't put to more use.

    January 30, 2011

  • If only they geminated!

    (My socks are of a grayish color today.)

    February 27, 2010

  • Telo, I have gloves that match your socks!

    February 23, 2010

  • Well, that's a rather personal question....

    February 23, 2010

  • You're not a Weißesockenträger, are you?

    February 23, 2010

  • A very useful word for describing my socks.

    February 23, 2010