Pertaining to the jugal bone.
2. noun
A bone found in the skull of most reptiles, amphibians and birds; the equivalent of a malar in mammals.

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  • jugal — jugal, ale, aux [ ʒygal, o ] adj. • 1541; lat. jugalis, de jugum « joug » ♦ Anat. Os jugal : os de la pommette. ⇒ malaire. « les dents jugales qui broient » (Leroi Gourhan). ● jugal nom masculin L un des os de la joue dans divers groupes de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • jugal — jugál s. n., adj. m., pl. jugáli; f. g. jugálă, pl. jugále Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  JUGÁL, Ă adj. (anat.) Al obrazului. [< …   Dicționar Român

  • jugal — jugal, ale (ju gal, ga l ) adj. Terme d anatomie. Synonyme de zygomatique.    S. m. Le jugal, os qui, chez les poissons, termine le temporal vers le bas, et fournit l articulation à la mâchoire inférieure. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   La pommette ou …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Jugal — Ju gal, a. [L. jugalis, fr. jugum yoke.] [1913 Webster] 1. Relating to a yoke, or to marriage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the malar, or cheek bone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jugal — adj. 2 g. Relativo ao casamento; conjugal …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • jugal — [jo͞o′gəl] adj. [L jugalis < jugum, a YOKE: cf. ZYGOMA] designating or of a bone of the upper cheek …   English World dictionary

  • Jugal — 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.This bone… …   Wikipedia

  • jugal — 1. Connecting; yoked. 2. Relating to the zygomatic bone. [L. jugalis, yoked together, fr. jugum, a yoke] * * * ju·gal jü gəl adj MALAR jugal n ZYGOMATIC BONE called also …   Medical dictionary

  • jugal — conjugal extra conjugal extraconjugal jugal …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • jugal — a dermal bone below the eye, the second in the circumorbital series, to which the adductor maxillaris muscle attaches its mesial surface. Also used by some authors for the supramaxilla, q.v. and the first suborbital bone or lachrymal, q.v …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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