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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.
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(ˈlɒb yə lər)

composed of, having the form of, or pertaining to lobules or small lobes.
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Adj.1.lobular - of or relating to or resembling a lobule
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a. lobular, rel. a un lóbulo.
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adj lobular
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The management of atypical lobular hyperplasia (ALH) and lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS), together known as lobular neoplasia (LN), as the most significant lesion on core biopsy remains controversial in spite of a relatively large number of publications dealing with the topic.
Histological steatosis scores trended positively, and lobular inflammation was statistically significantly improved in the larazotide/OCA group when compared to vehicle control animals.
"High risk" was defined as being age 65 or older with one first-degree relative with breast cancer, being age 45 or older with more than one first-degree relative with breast cancer or one first-degree relative younger than 50 who developed breast cancer, age 40 or older with a first-degree relative with bilateral breast cancer, or being diagnosed with atypical ductal or lobular hyperplasia or lobular carcinoma in situ on a prior biopsy.
Nasal lobular capillary hemangiomas (LCHs) are rare, (1) rapidly growing hypervascular benign lesions whose exact etiopathogenesis is unknown.
Biopsy of skin nodules and subcutaneous tissue showed septal and lobular fibroplasia and lymphocytic infiltration within the lobular septa and around the skin appendages [Figure 1].
Granulomatous lobular mastitis is a rare chronic breast disease, firstly described by Kessler and Wolloch in 1972 (1).
(2) Several, non-malignant risk factors have been associated with an underlying occult breast cancer and, as a result, a core biopsy diagnosis of atypical ductal hyperplasia, atypical lobular hyperplasia, radial scar formation, and intraductal papilloma have prompted an excisional biopsy.
Lobular capillary hemangioma (LCH) or pyogenic granuloma is commonly seen on the skin or in oral cavities.
Each specimen was graded on a four point scale depending upon the severity of focal lobular necro inflammation and piece meal necrosis.
Clara Nan-hi Lee, M.D., M.P.P., from The Ohio State University in Columbus, and colleagues conducted a prospective cohort survey study involving adult women undergoing mastectomy for stage 1, 2, or 3 invasive ductal or lobular breast cancer; ductal carcinoma in situ; or prophylaxis.
Pyogenic granuloma (PG), also known as lobular capillary hemangioma, is a type of benign vascular tumor that is typically visible with inflammatory vascular lesions.