a little zone, belt, band, or the like.
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Origin of zonule
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Z, Zonule of Zinn, the ciliary process being removed to show it.
a small zone, band, or area
Word Origin for zonule
C19: from New Latin zōnula a little zone
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A small zone, as of a ligament.
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