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zonule

[zohn-yool] /ˈzoʊn yul/
noun
1.
a little zone, belt, band, or the like.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Neo-Latin zōnula. See zone, -ule
Related forms
zonular
[zohn-yuh-ler] /ˈzoʊn yə lər/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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zonule

/ˈzɒnjuːl/
noun
1.
a small zone, band, or area
Derived Forms
zonular (ˈzɒnjʊlə) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin zōnula a little zone
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more zonular in Medicine

zonule zon·ule (zōn'yōōl)
n.
A small zone, as of a ligament.


zo'nu·lar (zōn'yə-lər) adj.
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