lobule


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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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It's possible to have more than one or a single, large fibroadenoma involving more than one lobule.
By its underleaves with a toothed margin, lobule with a rostrate mouth and long beak, and perianth with scattered tubercles, F.
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Within the lobule, a rigid network of reticular fibers is observed that in the periphery are continued by the interlobular periportal connective tissue.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans of subjects engaged in this task demonstrated that the group with higher cardiovascular fitness had significantly greater activity in the medial frontal gyrus, the superior frontal gyrus, and the inferior parietal lobule, and significantly lower activity in the anterior cingulate cortex.
Among the areas of progressive deficit in the placebo group were regions concerned with functioning of the attentional system, including the posterior thalamus, rectum, posterior cingulate, and superior parietal lobule.
Each lobule exhibits the same pattern of blood flow: Nutrient- and oxygen-rich blood enters the liver from the portal vein and hepatic artery and is distributed to all the lobules.
Studies conducted with various hepatotoxicant chemicals will examine the hypothesis that gene and protein profiles can distinguish toxicants acting at different areas of the functional liver lobule.
12) the presence of a branch from one of the splenic artery terminals, which also supplies the major spleen lobule also strengthens the developmental theory for the presence of accessory spleen.
In sections on body acupuncture points, ear acupuncture points, and trigger points, they address such aspects as the small intestine channel, points on the auricular lobule according to Chinese nomenclature, projection zones of internal organs according to Nogier, long radial extensor muscles of the wrist, and tensor muscles of the fascia lata.
The classic teaching is that LCIS involves at least one-half of the acini within a lobule, whereas atypical lobular hyperplasia shows the same population of cells involving less than one-half of the acini.
Spermatozoa are arranged into packets within the lumen of the lobule with sperm heads located at the perimeter and the tails (i.