lobule

noun
lob·​ule | \ˈlä-(ˌ)byül \

Definition of lobule 

: a small lobe also : a subdivision of a lobe

First Known Use of lobule

1682, in the meaning defined above

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lobule

noun
lob·​ule | \ˈläb-(ˌ)yü(ə)l \

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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