zonule

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zon·ule

 (zōn′yo͞ol)
n.
A small zone, as of a ligament.
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zonule

(ˈzɒnjuːl)
n
a small zone, band, or area
[C19: from New Latin zōnula a little zone]
zonular adj
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zon•ule

(ˈzoʊn yul)

n.
a little zone, belt, band, or the like.
[1825–35; < New Latin zōnula. See zone, -ule]
zon′u•lar (-yə lər) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zonule - small beltlike zone
zona, zone - (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
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