One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to the zygoma (the bony arch of the cheek).
- ‘In order to make room for the bill, the jugal bar reaches the quadrate from a position more laterally than is usually the case.’
- ‘The right zygomatic arch was fractured at the junction of the jugal and squamosal bones.’
- ‘Across the jaw line, the surangular faces the quadratojugal and/or the jugal bones of the cheek region.’
- ‘The zygomatic arch looks right, but the anterior portion is mostly maxilla, rather than jugal.’
- ‘The depression is the scar marking the overlap of the jugal process of the zygomatic arch on to the maxilla, as in therian mammals generally.’
Relating to the jugum of an insect's forewing.
Late 16th century: from Latin jugalis, from jugum ‘yoke’.
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.