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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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he resulting images show the areas of the brain which were affected were like a 'cluster of grapes' in the medial paracentral lobule, which is in the middle and at the top of the brain.
But the group with the Alzheimer's disease-associated apoE [epsilon]4 allele showed increased brain activation compared with those without that allele, most prominently in the frontal regions bilaterally and in the left paracentral lobule.
But the group with the Alzheimer's disease-associated apo E [epsilon]4 allele showed increased brain activation compared with those without that allele, most prominently in the frontal regions bilaterally and in the left paracentral lobule.