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

Examples of nodular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Accutane, aka isotretinoin, is a powerful medication used to treat a particular type of severe acne known as recalcitrant nodular acne, according to the US National Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus resource. Korin Miller,, 20 May 2021 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, 2 July 2019 Two years ago, Clemson pitcher Clate Schmidt was diagnosed with nodular sclerosing Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Pete Iacobelli, The Seattle Times, 18 May 2017

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First Known Use of nodular

1794, in the meaning defined above

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“Nodular.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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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 nodular (audio) \ noun, plural nodularities


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