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lob·ule

 (lŏb′yo͞ol)
n.
1. A small lobe.
2. A section or subdivision of a lobe.

lob′u·lar (-yə-lər), lob′u·lose′ (-yə-lōs′) adj.
lob′u·lar·ly adv.

lobule

(ˈlɒbjuːl)
n
1. (Botany) a small lobe or a subdivision of a lobe
2. (Anatomy) a small lobe or a subdivision of a lobe
[C17: from New Latin lobulus, from Late Latin lobus lobe]
lobular, lobulate, ˈlobuˌlated, ˈlobulose adj
ˌlobuˈlation n

lob•ule

(ˈlɒb yul)

n.
1. a small lobe.
2. a subdivision of a lobe.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lobule - a small lobe or subdivision of a lobelobule - a small lobe or subdivision of a lobe
lobe - (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part; "ear lobe"
Translations

lob·ule

n. lobulillo, lóbulo pequeño.
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Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) was described by Foote and Stewart (1) more than 75 years ago as an in situ disease affecting multiple lobules and terminal ducts that is associated with a type of invasive carcinoma that is "peculiar and somewhat obscure.
Sperm are transferred in a mass, which contains spermatozoa from multiple lobules (Gardiner 1978; Grier et al.
The parenchyma was further divided into multiple hepatic lobules surrounding the capsule; however, the hepatic lobules were not obvious, the hepatic portal area was highly prevalent.
Number of leaf 0-Absence of lobules-round and lobules smooth leaf; 1-absence of lateral lobules; 3-three lobules; 5-five lobules; 7-seven lobules; 9-nine lobules.
The histopathology of pilar sheath acanthoma shows dermal proliferation of lobules comprising benign squamous epithelium that arrange themselves around small cystic spaces.
SEM showed epithelial follicles lining the tissue around the nipple region, followed by connective tissue that continues into the adjacent layers within a connective septum, intermingling with the glandular lobules.
According to Medical News Today, Breast cancer usually starts off in the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply them with milk.
Excessively protruding lobules should be addressed during otoplasty.
These lobules will further differentiate forming secretory acini in the alveoli, eventually becoming milk-secreting organs at maturation (Cunningham et al.
It is Type 1 and Type 2 lobules where almost all breast cancers start.
Fibroadenoma of the breast begins as hyperplasia of the lobules, with progressive increase in size from 1-3cm.
2,3,4) It is a dermal neoplasm composed of epithelial lobules comprising of polyhedral to round cells with basophilic to clear cytoplasm.