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  • n. Plural form of lobe.


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  • The liver has two main lobes, both of which are made up of thousands of lobules.

    About the Liver

  • Their sense of taste and their frontal brain lobes were removed.

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  • The G&M quotes Milner as saying, The shape of the brain lobes and the pattern of the brain lobes compares very closely to what we see in modern flying birds "and from that she inferred the brain was" well-equipped for flying ".

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  • Each breast contains seven to ten milk-producing units called lobes.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • If affects two of the lobes, the frontal lobes, which is what's behind your forehead.

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  • Each rounded lobe of the vegetable leaf, too, is a thick and now loitering drop, larger or smaller; the lobes are the fingers of the leaf; and as many lobes as it has, in so many directions it tends to flow, and more heat or other genial influences would have caused it to flow yet farther.


  • The right lung is divided into three smaller lungs, called lobes, the left into but two.

    Religion and Chemistry

  • In the brain scans, all participants showed increased activity in their frontal lobes, which is strongly associated with emotional control, whenever the real numbers were better than expected.

  • Yes; for though they form but one organ, they really consist of two compartments called lobes, which are enclosed in separate membranes or bags, each occupying one side of the chest, and being in close contact with each other, but without communicating together.

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  • They also had 12 percent less tissue in their occipital lobes, which is the part of the brain that processes vision and other perceptions.

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