lobulate

lobulate

[lob-yuh-lit, -leyt]
adjective
consisting of, divided into, or having lobes.
Also, lobulated.


Origin:
1860–65; lobule + -ate1

lobulation, noun
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lobule (ˈlɒbjuːl)
 
n
a small lobe or a subdivision of a lobe
 
[C17: from New Latin lobulus, from Late Latin lobuslobe]
 
lobular
 
adj
 
lobulate
 
adj
 
'lobulated
 
adj
 
'lobulose
 
adj
 
lobu'lation
 
n

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lobulate lob·u·late (lŏb'yə-lāt') or lob·u·lat·ed (-lā'tĭd)
adj.
Divided into lobules.

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