nodular

[ noj-uh-ler ]
/ ˈnɒdʒ ə lər /

adjective

of, relating to, or characterized by nodules.
shaped like or occurring in nodules: a nodular concretion.

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Origin of nodular

First recorded in 1785–95; nodule + -ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM nodular

mul·ti·nod·u·lar, adjectivepost·nod·u·lar, adjective
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Medical definitions for multinodular

multinodular
[ mŭl′tĭ-nŏjə-lər ]

adj.

Having many nodules.
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