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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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Blood flows from the hepatic arterioles and portal venules into the sinusoids, filters across the hepatic lobule and collects in the central vein and hepatic venules to drain into the hepatic veins.
The membrane was composed of the surface serosa and deep connective tissue, while the parenchyma was composed of the hepatic lobule and portal area (Figs.
1 mg/kg) showing potential improvement of fibrotic changes with moderate restoration of hepatic lobule architecture, moderate hepatocytes degeneration (black arrows), and less inflammatory infiltrate (stars).
IP suppressed most of histopathological changes resulting in reappearance of the normal architecture of hepatic lobule but there is still few fatty change of sporadic hepatocytes and slightly congested central vein (Figs.
Zone-I was the area of hepatic lobule at its periphery, close to portal triad; zone-III is the area around the central vein and zone-II is the area in between zone-I and zone-III.
Table 2: Showing comparison of general architecture of hepatic lobule among groups.
cells of group B, however, contained large number of micro and macro vacuoles involving whole of the hepatic lobule, Pyknotic nuclei were also observed (Fig.
2]-MG, and histology with eosinophil infiltrates in the hepatic lobule suggest an autoimmune mechanism of QpE hepatotoxicity.
HSCs are resident liver cells located in the perisinusoidal space of Disse, between the hepatocytes and sinusoidal endothelial cells of the hepatic lobule (Friedman, 2008; Yin et al.
Liver condition was classified according to the standard [China Medical Association Infectious Branch 1995), and fibrosis was graded from 0 to 4 (0: no fibrosis; 1: portal area fibrosis; 2: fibrotic septa between portal tracts; 3: fibrosis septa and structure disturbance of hepatic lobule and 4: cirrhosis).
2004) who, when observing the effects of ethanol on the liver of adolescent rats, indicated among other things that hepatocytes in the perivenous zones of the hepatic lobule are diminished in size, with nuclei that appear heterochromatic and some with marginalization of chromatin, morphological characteristics of cells described by other authors as apoptotic cells.