nod·​u·​lar | \ ˈnä-jə-lər How to pronounce nodular (audio) \

Definition of nodular

: of, relating to, characterized by, or occurring in the form of nodules nodular lesions

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Durability measures include iron cylinder liners, seven nodular iron main bearing caps, a deep-skirt block design, and a stiffness-enhancing aluminum lower crankcase extension attached to the main bearing caps. Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, "Chevy adds new 460 lb.-ft. Duramax to 2020 Silverado 1500 lineup," 2 July 2019 Two years ago, Clemson pitcher Clate Schmidt was diagnosed with nodular sclerosing Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Pete Iacobelli, The Seattle Times, "Baseball family: Schmidts battle through cancer, Tommy John," 18 May 2017

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First Known Use of nodular

1794, in the meaning defined above

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nod·​u·​lar | \ ˈnäj-ə-lər How to pronounce nodular (audio) \

Medical Definition of nodular

: of, relating to, characterized by, or occurring in the form of nodules nodular lesions nodular melanoma

Other Words from nodular

nodularity \ ˌnäj-​ə-​ˈlar-​ət-​ē How to pronounce nodularity (audio) \ noun, plural nodularities

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