zonule

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zon·ule

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

zonule

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

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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Noun1.zonule - small beltlike zone
zona, zone - (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
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Steven, "Development, composition, and structural arrangements of the ciliary zonule of the mouse," Investigative Opthalmology and Visual Science, vol.
Bassnett, "Development, composition, and structural arrangements of the ciliary zonule of the mouse," Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, vol.
Ohtaka-Maruyama et al., "Intracapsular organization of ciliary zonules in monkey eyes," Anatomical Record, vol.