lobule

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noun lob·ule \ˈlä-(ˌ)byül\

Definition of lobule

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

1682

First Known Use of lobule

1682


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lobule

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noun lob·ule \ˈläb-(ˌ)yü(ə)l\

Medical Definition of lobule

  1. 1:  a small lobe the lobule of the ear

  2. 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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