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 (bī-lō′bāt′) also bi·lo·bat·ed (-bā′tĭd) or bi·lobed (bī′lōbd′)
Divided into or having two lobes: a bilobate leaf.
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(baɪˈləʊˌbeɪt) or


divided into or having two lobes: a bilobate leaf.
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(baɪˈloʊ beɪt)

also bi•lo′bat•ed, bi′lobed`,

consisting of or divided into two lobes.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bilobate - having two lobesbilobate - having two lobes; "a bilobate leaf"
compound - composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes; "compound flower heads"
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Male genitalia: Pygofer with a rounded process between the anal tube and subgenital plates (Figure 5); subgenital plates long, dorsal margin forming a rounded elevation near the basal portion, apex bilobate (Figure 6); paramere slender with one apical, hook-like spine directed forward, dorsal margin slightly elevated (Figure 7); aedeagus slender, hammer-shaped, curved in lateral view; in dorsal view apex with two pairs of processes x-shaped, shaft with two rows of small spines located near the apex (Figures 8-9).
Domains I and II have a bilobate structure, allowing the ligand to act as a flexible hinge connecting the two lobes.
in rare cases, traces are bilobate with a slightly concave depression between the two sets of ridges.
This group of bilobate proteins plays an essential role in binding ferric iron and retaining it in solution.
[3] In clinical practice, the shape of the placenta varies from round to oval, bilobate to multilobate or could be considered as irregular.
2004; Musser and Carleton, 2005), and shares a strongly bilobate procingulum on M1 and a posteroloph weakly developed or fused with the metaloph.
Lobed phytoliths include bilobate types (including crosses and dumbbells) and polylobate types.