Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Pertaining to or in the form of a nodule or knot; consisting of nodules.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a nodule or knot.
  • adjective Having nodules or in the form of a nodule or knot.

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

  • adjective Of or relating to a nodule or nodules.
  • adjective Possessing, comprised of, or similar in form to nodules.

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

  • adjective having nodules or occurring in the form of nodules
  • adjective relating to or characterized by or having nodules

Etymologies

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nodule +‎ -ar

Examples

  • Accutane is prescribed to treat a type of severe acne called nodular acne which causes red, swollen, tender lumps to form under the skin.

    Accutane - Another Case Of Too Little Too Late

  • This presentation examines the claim that equilibrium is a mental module in light of comparative ethnographic and psychological data, and proposes a more complex "nodular" neural system of equilibrium that is subject to enculturation.

    Neuroanthropology

  • While his detractors were explaining that “the most striking and consistent endoscopic feature, lymphoid nodular hyperplasia in the terminal ileum, is not unusual in children,” Wakefield was trotting out what had become a standard response of vaccine denialists to accusations of unreliable or inaccurate data: He condemned his critics for caring more about their standing in the scientific community than about sick children.

    The Panic Virus

  • Fewer than one in 20 nodular goitres are cancerous but an ultrasound scan and/or biopsy may be performed.

    How to spot an illness just by looking at someone

  • While his detractors were explaining that “the most striking and consistent endoscopic feature, lymphoid nodular hyperplasia in the terminal ileum, is not unusual in children,” Wakefield was trotting out what had become a standard response of vaccine denialists to accusations of unreliable or inaccurate data: He condemned his critics for caring more about their standing in the scientific community than about sick children.

    The Panic Virus

  • The premolars and molars are squarish, flattened and nodular, and used for crushing, grinding and pulping noncoarse foods.

    Anti-Deer-Hunting Billboard Goes Up in Kansas City

  • While his detractors were explaining that “the most striking and consistent endoscopic feature, lymphoid nodular hyperplasia in the terminal ileum, is not unusual in children,” Wakefield was trotting out what had become a standard response of vaccine denialists to accusations of unreliable or inaccurate data: He condemned his critics for caring more about their standing in the scientific community than about sick children.

    The Panic Virus

  • The premolars and molars are squarish, flattened and nodular, and used for crushing, grinding and pulping noncoarse foods.

    Anti-Deer-Hunting Billboard Goes Up in Kansas City

  • Usually metastasis on the skin is nodular—something you can feel as well as see, like a little line of marbles under the surface.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • He happened to notice inflammation or lymphoid nodular hyperplasia in the bowels of some children with autism.

    The UltraMind Solution

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