lobate

adjective lo·bate \ ˈlō-ˌbāt \
variants: or less commonly lobated play \ˈlō-ˌbā-təd\

Definition of lobate

1 : lobed
2 : resembling a lobe

lobation

play \lō-ˈbā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of lobate

New Latin lobatus, from Late Latin lobus


Medical Dictionary

lobate

adjective lo·bate \ ˈlō-ˌbāt \
variants: also lobated play \-ˌbāt-əd\

medical Definition of lobate

1 : having lobes
2 : resembling a lobe

lobation

play \lō-ˈbā-shən\ noun

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