lobulate

[lob-yuh-lit, -leyt]

adjective

consisting of, divided into, or having lobes.

Nearby words

  1. lobstick,
  2. lobtail,
  3. lobular,
  4. lobular glomerulonephritis,
  5. lobular pump,
  6. lobule,
  7. lobule of epididymis,
  8. lobulus,
  9. lobus,
  10. lobus azygos

Also lob·u·lat·ed.

Origin of lobulate

First recorded in 1860–65; lobule + -ate1

Related formslob·u·la·tion, noun

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Medicine definitions for lobulation

lobulate

[lŏbyə-lāt′]

adj.

Divided into lobules.

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