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lobe

 (lōb)
n.
1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part: the lobe of an ear.
2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin lobus, hull, pod, from Greek lobos, lobe, pod.]

lobe

(ləʊb)
n
1. any rounded projection forming part of a larger structure
2. (Anatomy) any of the subdivisions of a bodily organ or part, delineated by shape or connective tissue
3. (Anatomy) short for earlobe
4. (Electrical Engineering) any of the loops that form part of the graphic representation in cylindrical coordinates of the radiation pattern of a transmitting aerial. Compare radiation pattern
5. (Botany) any of the parts, not entirely separate from each other, into which a flattened plant part, such as a leaf, is divided
[C16: from Late Latin lobus, from Greek lobos lobe of the ear or of the liver]

lobe

(loʊb)

n.
1. a roundish projection or division, as of an organ or a leaf.
[1515–25; < Medieval Latin lobus (Late Latin: hull, husk, pod) < Greek lobós, akin to Latin legula earlobe]

lobe

(lōb)
1. A rounded projection, as on a leaf or body part.
2. An anatomical division of an organ of the body, such as the liver or lungs, bounded by fissures and connective tissue.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lobe - (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or partlobe - (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part; "ear lobe"
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
ear lobe, earlobe - the fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear
hepatic lobe - any of the five lobes forming the liver
lobe of the lung - any of the three lobes of the right lung or the two lobes of the left lung
lobule - a small lobe or subdivision of a lobe
frontal cortex, frontal lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead
prefrontal cortex, prefrontal lobe - the anterior part of the frontal lobe
parietal cortex, parietal lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
occipital cortex, occipital lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head
temporal ccortex, temporal lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying inside the temples of the head
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
2.lobe - (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
plant part, plant structure - any part of a plant or fungus
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
3.lobe - the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern
radiation diagram, radiation pattern, pattern - graphical representation (in polar or Cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle
major lobe - the maximum lobe in the radiation pattern which is intended to be along the forward axis and which gives the effect of a beam
loop - anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
4.lobe - a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure
projection - any structure that branches out from a central support
Translations
جُزء من الرِّئَه أو المُخشَحْمَة الأذْن
laloklalůček
fliplap
aivolohko
lebeny
blaî, deildeyrnasnepill
ausies spenelislezgelis
auss ļipiņadaivadaļa
lalôčiklalok
dilmikkulak memesilob

lobe

[ləʊb] Nlóbulo m

lobe

[ˈləʊb] nlobe m

lobe

n (Anat) (of ear)Ohrläppchen nt; (of lungs, brain)Lappen m, → Lobus m (spec); (of leaf)Ausbuchtung f

lobe

[ləʊb] n (Anat) → lobo

lobe

(loub) noun
1. the soft lower part of the ear.
2. a division of the lungs, brain etc.

lobe

n. lóbulo, porción redondeada y más o menos delimitada de un órgano;
middle ___ syndromesíndrome del ___ medio del pulmón.

lobe

n lóbulo
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