- a small lobe.
- a subdivision of a lobe.
Origin of lobule
Examples from the Web for lobule
Historical Examples of lobule
On one occasion six excellent specimens were obtained in a single drop of blood by merely pricking the lobule of the ear.
If the lobule be repaired the ring may cut its way out again, and this may occur three or four times.
The lower part of the pinna is the lobule (e), which contains no cartilage.
Minute, hair-like channels separate the cells one from another, and unite in one main duct leading from the lobule.A Practical Physiology
Albert F. Blaisdell
At a, a the capillaries of one lobule communicate with those adjacent to it.
- a small lobe or a subdivision of a lobe
Word Origin for lobule
- A small lobe.
- A section or subdivision of a lobe.