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lobe

 (lōb)
n.
1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part: the lobe of an ear.
2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin lobus, hull, pod, from Greek lobos, lobe, pod.]

lobe

(ləʊb)
n
1. any rounded projection forming part of a larger structure
2. (Anatomy) any of the subdivisions of a bodily organ or part, delineated by shape or connective tissue
3. (Anatomy) short for earlobe
4. (Electrical Engineering) any of the loops that form part of the graphic representation in cylindrical coordinates of the radiation pattern of a transmitting aerial. Compare radiation pattern
5. (Botany) any of the parts, not entirely separate from each other, into which a flattened plant part, such as a leaf, is divided
[C16: from Late Latin lobus, from Greek lobos lobe of the ear or of the liver]

lobe

(loʊb)

n.
1. a roundish projection or division, as of an organ or a leaf.
[1515–25; < Medieval Latin lobus (Late Latin: hull, husk, pod) < Greek lobós, akin to Latin legula earlobe]

lobe

(lōb)
1. A rounded projection, as on a leaf or body part.
2. An anatomical division of an organ of the body, such as the liver or lungs, bounded by fissures and connective tissue.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lobe - (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or partlobe - (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part; "ear lobe"
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
ear lobe, earlobe - the fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear
hepatic lobe - any of the five lobes forming the liver
lobe of the lung - any of the three lobes of the right lung or the two lobes of the left lung
lobule - a small lobe or subdivision of a lobe
frontal cortex, frontal lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead
prefrontal cortex, prefrontal lobe - the anterior part of the frontal lobe
parietal cortex, parietal lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
occipital cortex, occipital lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head
temporal ccortex, temporal lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying inside the temples of the head
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
2.lobe - (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
plant part, plant structure - any part of a plant or fungus
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
3.lobe - the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern
radiation diagram, radiation pattern, pattern - graphical representation (in polar or Cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle
major lobe - the maximum lobe in the radiation pattern which is intended to be along the forward axis and which gives the effect of a beam
loop - anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
4.lobe - a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure
projection - any structure that branches out from a central support
Translations
جُزء من الرِّئَه أو المُخشَحْمَة الأذْن
laloklalůček
fliplap
aivolohko
lebeny
blaî, deildeyrnasnepill
ausies spenelislezgelis
auss ļipiņadaivadaļa
lalôčiklalok
dilmikkulak memesilob

lobe

[ləʊb] Nlóbulo m

lobe

[ˈləʊb] nlobe m

lobe

n (Anat) (of ear)Ohrläppchen nt; (of lungs, brain)Lappen m, → Lobus m (spec); (of leaf)Ausbuchtung f

lobe

[ləʊb] n (Anat) → lobo

lobe

(loub) noun
1. the soft lower part of the ear.
2. a division of the lungs, brain etc.

lobe

n. lóbulo, porción redondeada y más o menos delimitada de un órgano;
middle ___ syndromesíndrome del ___ medio del pulmón.

lobe

n lóbulo
References in periodicals archive ?
Caudate lobe is so named, not because it is caudal in position, but because it often gives rise to a tail in the form of an elongated papillary process.
Dog number 1 had cholangiocarcinoma in the left lobe of the liver and portal fibrosis in the hepatic pappilary process of the caudate lobe.
Hypoplastic left lobe of liver with accessory caudate lobe.
During evaluation of the patient found to be having a mass lesion in the liver adjacent to caudate lobe, which compresses inferior vena cava.
Contrast abdominopelvic CT showed an old complete thrombosis of the left common iliac vein, recent complete thromboses of the left venous junctions (external and internal iliac veins, common femoral deep and superficial veins, ascending lumbar vein and various presacral collaterals), dilated azygos vein, partial eccentric thrombosis of the IVC, approximately 18 mm lower than the flow level of the right renal vein, with a 5mm clot on a length of 27mm, with a reduced caliber on almost its entire length from the origin to the level of the caudate lobe.
During initial workup for his abnormal LFTs, patient was noted to have enlarged caudate lobe of liver.
Because of the short distance between hilar bile duct and caudate lobe bile duct, hilar cholangiocarcinoma has a high metastasis rate on caudate lobe ducts.
The foramen of Winslow, the communicating foramen between the lesser sac and the greater peritoneal cavity, is about 3 cm in size and located anterior to the inferior vena cava, posterior to the lesser omentum (containing the hepatic artery, portal vein and bile duct), caudal to the hepatic caudate lobe, and cephalad to the duodenal bulb.
So patient underwent left hepatectomy, caudate lobe excision and radical bile duct excision along with excision and reconstruction (with interposition autologous vein graft) of the involved portion of portal vein and hepatic artery.
Objective: To determine the accuracy of three ultrasonographic signs that are liver surface nodularity, caudate lobe hypertrophy and hepatic vein flow pattern on Doppler ultrasound in detecting severe liver fibrosis in chronic liver disease.
Enlargement of the caudate lobe is common because blood is shunted through it directly into IVC.
The superior part of the caudate lobe was involved with a 6 x 5 cm sized necrotic space occupying lesion.