Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small lobe.
  • noun A section or subdivision of a lobe.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A terminal bronchus, with the air-cells, vessels, and nerves related to it.
  • noun In botany, same as disculus
  • noun A little lobe; especially, one of the lesser divisions of the surface of the brain; a gyrus or convolution of the cerebrum, or a cluster of such gyri, of which there are several in each lobe, separated from one another by those lesser sulci or fissures which are called intralobular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A small lobe; a subdivision of a lobe.
  • noun (Anat.) Same as Lobe of the ear.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A small lobe; a subdivision of a lobe.
  • noun botany In liverworts with bilobed leaves, the smaller of the two lobes, sometimes modified to form a sac.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small lobe or subdivision of a lobe

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The lobule is the smallest division of the lung and is formed by capillary bronchial tubes, air cells and blood-vessels.

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  • Useful signals were also recorded from another region called the inferior parietal lobule, which is known to help guide limb movement.

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  • Across the intertragical notch is the prominence known as the antitragus, part of the stiff cartilaginous shelf from which hangs the fleshy auricular lobule earlobe.

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  • There's the 10% with the tubercle, and then some other percentage with a completely attached auricular lobule earlobe.

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  • I'm half Japanese and I have completely attached auricular lobule!

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  • Across the intertragical notch is the prominence known as the antitragus, part of the stiff cartilaginous shelf from which hangs the fleshy auricular lobule earlobe.

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  • ILC starts in the milk-producing lobule and invades the surrounding breast tissue.

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  • ILC starts in the milk-producing lobule and invades the surrounding breast tissue.

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  • Atypical cells can also grow in a lobule, the part of the breast that produces milk.

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  • Cheese-in-a-burger is a burger in which a vesicle or lobule has been created, and filled with some sort of pus-like substance.

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