lobule


lob·ule

noun \ˈlä-(ˌ)byül\

Definition of LOBULE

:  a small lobe; also :  a subdivision of a lobe

First Known Use of LOBULE

1682

lob·ule

noun \ˈläb-(ˌ)yü(ə)l\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LOBULE

1
: a small lobe <the lobule of the ear>
2
: a subdivision of a lobe; specifically : one of the small masses of tissue of which various organs (as the liver) are made up

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