Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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

Etymologies

nodule +‎ -ar (Wiktionary)

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.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • The significance of ileo-colonic lymphoid nodular hyperplasia in children with autistic spectrum disorder.

    The UltraMind Solution

  • Isotretinoin is a synthetic retinoid used as an oral treatment for severe nodular acne that has been linked with depression and suicide in patients.

    FDA Needs To Ban Accutane

  • "Because of significant adverse effects associated with its use, Accutane should be reserved for patients with severe nodular acne who are unresponsive to conventional therapy, including systemic antibiotics."

    Lethal Accutane Still A Top Seller For Hoffman-LaRoche

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