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Definition of "jugal" []

  • Relating to a yoke or marriage (adjective)
  • Pertaining to the jugal bone. (adjective)
  • A bone found in the skull of most reptiles, amphibians and birds; the equivalent of a malar in mammals. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "jugal" in a sentence
  • "These guys had very oddly-shaped heads, which I'm probably not going to be able to convey in a profile shot -- they were almost triangular, with the jugal horns flaring way out and very narrow beaks."
  • "Co-ossification of the epinasal, rostral, and epijugals unites several of the anterior (rostral-nasal-premaxillae) and lateral (jugal-quadratojugal) skull elements."
  • "The area of zygomaticomaxillary suture (joint between the cheekbone and upper jaw) showing the "nick," that is, the misalignment of bones owing to the fact that some fragments, such as the jugal crest shown here, are badly stuck together."
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