zonule [zohn-yool] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a little zone, belt, band, or the like.

Origin of zonule From the New Latin word zōnula, dating back to 1825–35. See zone, -ule Related formszon·u·lar [zohn-yuh-ler] /ˈzoʊn yə lər/, adjective Examples from the Web for zonular Historical Examples of zonular

  • Which was doubtless an involuntary muscular affection incident on successful operations for lamellar or zonular cataract.

    A Young Man in a Hurry

    Robert W. Chambers

  • British Dictionary definitions for zonular zonule noun

    1. a small zone, band, or area

    Derived Formszonular (ˈzɒnjʊlə), adjectiveWord Origin for zonule C19: from New Latin zōnula a little zone zonular in Medicine zonule [zōn′yōōl] n.

    1. A small zone, as of a ligament.

    Related formszo′nu•lar (zōn′yə-lər) adj.

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