lobular

[ lob-yuh-ler ]
/ ˈlɒb yə lər /

adjective

composed of, having the form of, or pertaining to lobules or small lobes.

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Origin of lobular

First recorded in 1815–25; lobule + -ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM lobular

in·ter·lob·u·lar, adjectivesub·lob·u·lar, adjective
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