zonule

zonule

[zohn-yool]
noun
a little zone, belt, band, or the like.

Origin:
1825–35; < Neo-Latin zōnula. See zone, -ule

zonular [zohn-yuh-ler] , adjective
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zonule (ˈzɒnjuːl)
 
n
a small zone, band, or area
 
[C19: from New Latin zōnula a little zone]
 
zonular
 
adj

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


zo'nu·lar (zōn'yə-lər) adj.
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