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nod·ule

 (nŏj′o͞ol)
n.
1. A small knotlike protuberance.
2. Medicine A small, abnormal but usually benign mass of tissue, as on the thyroid gland, in the lung, or under the skin.
3. Botany A small knoblike outgrowth, especially one on the roots of a leguminous plant that contains bacteria that fix nitrogen.
4. Mineralogy A small rounded lump of a mineral or mixture of minerals, usually harder than the surrounding rock or sediment.

[Middle English, from Latin nōdulus, diminutive of nōdus, knot; see ned- in Indo-European roots.]

nod′u·lar (nŏj′ə-lər), nod′u·lose′ (-lōs′), nod′u·lous (-ləs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nodular - relating to or characterized by or having nodules; "Nodular vaginitis"
2.nodular - having nodules or occurring in the form of nodules; "nodular ores"
unshapely - not well-proportioned and pleasing in shape; "a stout unshapely woman"
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nodular

[ˈnɒdjʊləʳ] ADJnodular

nodular

adjknötchenartig

nodular

adj nodular
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b) Nodular episcleritis has a longer course than diffuse episcleritis
Nodular episcleritis: A localised, mobile nodule may develop in nodular episcleritis.

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