lobar

adjective

lo·​bar ˈlō-bər How to pronounce lobar (audio) -ˌbär How to pronounce lobar (audio)
: of or relating to a lobe

Examples of lobar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cause of her death was ruled as lobar pneumonia, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. Mitchell Peters, Billboard, 16 Dec. 2023 FTDs include frontotemporal lobar degeneration, Pick’s disease, progressive aphasia and semantic dementia. Lauren J. Mapp, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Nov. 2023 Porter died on November 15, 2018 from lobar pneumonia, a bacterial infection often triggered by the flu or a virus. Elizabeth Ayoola, Essence, 17 Nov. 2023 Roughly 60% of the 340 sub-lobar surgeries included in Altorki’s trial were wedge resections. Angus Chen, STAT, 26 Sep. 2022 NewYork-Presbyterian, presented data at the World Conference of Lung Cancer in August, again showing that sub-lobar resections were equivalent to lobectomies. Angus Chen, STAT, 26 Sep. 2022 Kim Porter passed away from lobar pneumonia on November 15, 2019. Jasmine Grant, Essence, 14 Nov. 2019 See More

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Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin lobāris, from Late Latin lobus lobe + Latin -āris -ar

First Known Use

circa 1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lobar was circa 1856

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Cite this Entry

“Lobar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lobar. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

lobar

adjective
lo·​bar ˈlō-bər How to pronounce lobar (audio) -ˌbär How to pronounce lobar (audio)
: of or relating to a lobe
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