Examples from the Web for nodule
The girl's head was downhung, so that the nodule of bone at the back of her neck caught the light sharply.The Story of Louie|Oliver Onions
The gland, which is seen as a nodule, is drawn forward with forceps.
The first of these cartilages articulates with a nodule situated a little above the middle of the first bone of the sternum.Artistic Anatomy of Animals|douard Cuyer
In the cells of the nodule the bacteria multiply and develop, drawing material from their host.
I laid open a nodule with a blow of the hammer, and my heart leaped up when I saw that it enclosed an organism.My Schools and Schoolmasters|Hugh Miller
British Dictionary definitions for nodule
Word Origin for nodule
Word Origin and History for nodule
early 15c., from Latin nodulus "small knot," diminutive of nodus "knot" (see net (n.)). Related: Nodulated; nodulous; nodulation.