- jugular: see yoke
- jugular (adj.)
- 1590s, "pertaining to the throat or neck" (especially in reference to the great veins of the neck), from Modern Latin jugularis, from Latin iugulum "collarbone, throat, neck," diminutive of iugum "yoke," related to iungere "to join," from PIE *yeug- "to join" (cognates: Sanskrit yugam "yoke," yunjati "binds, harnesses," yogah "union;" Hittite yugan "yoke;" Greek zygon "yoke," zeugnyanai "to join, unite;" Old Church Slavonic igo, Old Welsh iou "yoke;" Lithuanian jungas "yoke," jungiu "fastened in a yoke;" Old English geoc "yoke;" probably also Latin iuxta "close by"). As a noun, 1610s, from the adjective.
- 1. Mr Black went for the jugular, asking intimate sexual questions.
- 2. To improve the recognition of jugular phlebectasia in children.
- 3. Bilateral internal jugular vein stenting is also a rare procedure.
- 4. Neck: Jugular venous distention ( JVD ) thyromegaly masses lymphadenopathy.
- 颈部: 颈静脉扩张,甲状腺肿,肿块,淋巴结病.
- 5. Metastatic carcinoma to the jugular foramen.
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