The lobate kidneys have already been mentioned in defining this family (see p. 426).
lobate -us: divided by deep, undulating and successive incisions.
Toes four with lobate webs; tipped with a broad nail; tail wanting.
Some of them are lobate, and appear as if they were undergoing division.
It is lobate in form and is divided by lines into areas in each of which a deeply-stained granule is situated.
Phalaropes are small Plover-like birds, but with lobate webbed feet, similar to those of the Grebes and Coots.
We entirely separate these here from the true Cyrtida, on account of their lobate or multilocular cephalis.
lobate lo·bate (lō'bāt')
Divided into lobes.