lobulate [lob-yuh-lit, -leyt] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. consisting of, divided into, or having lobes.

Also lob·u·lat·ed. Origin of lobulate First recorded in 1860–65; lobule + -ate1 Related formslob·u·la·tion, noun Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for lobulate Historical Examples of lobulate

  • Lobulate: divided into, or with many small lobes or lobules.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

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  • These are usually flattened disk-shaped or ovoid, often lobulate externally like the surface of a kidney.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7


  • lobulate in Medicine lobulate [lŏb′yə-lāt′] adj.

    1. Divided into lobules.

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