Definitions for jugalˈdʒu gəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ju•galˈdʒu gəl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the cheek or the cheekbone.

Origin of jugal:

1590–1600; < L jugālis=jug(um)yoke+-ālis -al1


  1. jugal(Noun)

    A bone found in the skull of most reptiles, amphibians and birds; the equivalent of a malar in mammals.

  2. jugal(Adjective)

    Relating to a yoke or marriage

  3. jugal(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the jugal bone.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jugal(adj)

    relating to a yoke, or to marriage

  2. Jugal(adj)

    pertaining to, or in the region of, the malar, or cheek bone


  1. Jugal bone

    The jugal is a skull bone found in most reptiles, amphibians and birds. In mammals, the jugal is often called the malar or Zygomatic. It is connected to the quadratojugal and maxilla, as well as other bones, which may vary by species.


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