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[loh-buh s]
noun, plural lo·bi [loh-bahy] /ˈloʊ baɪ/. Anatomy.
  1. a lobe.
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Origin of lobus

From New Latin; see origin at lobe
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Examples from the Web for lobus

Historical Examples of lobus

  • They include the Lobus superior, the Lobus inferior, and the Ungues.

    An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)

    William Kirby

  • The pylorus is overlapped by a part of the liver, usually the lobus quadratus or the umbilical fissure.

lobus in Medicine


n. pl. lo•bi (-bī)
  1. Lobe.
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