Definition of Lobular

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or resembling a lobule.

Derivative terms: Lobularity, Lobule
Partainyms: Lobule



Definition of Lobular

1. a. Like a lobule; pertaining to a lobule or lobules.

Definition of Lobular

1. Adjective. of or relating to a lobule ¹

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Definition of Lobular

1. lobule [adj] - See also: lobule

Medical Definition of Lobular

1. Pertaining to the part of the breast that is furthest from the nipple, the lobes. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lobular

lobstered
lobsterer
lobsterers
lobstering
lobsterings
lobsterish
lobsterlike
lobsterman
lobstermen
lobsters
lobsterwoman
lobsterwomen
lobstery
lobstick
lobsticks
lobular (current term)
lobular carcinoma
lobular carcinoma in situ
lobular neoplasia
lobularity
lobularly
lobulate
lobulated
lobulation
lobulations
lobule
lobule of auricle
lobules
lobules of epididymis

Literary usage of Lobular

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1. The London Medical Gazette (1835)
"The lobular plexuses of the portal vein (see Fig. 7) are accompanied by ducts, to carry away the bile as it is secreted. These are seen with a microscope as ..."

2. Medical Diagnosis for the Student and Practitioner by Charles Lyman Greene (1917)
"It is quite unlike lobular pneumonia and lacks primarily the rusty sputum and immediate temperature rise of the true lobar form. ..."

3. A Practical Manual of the Diseases of Children, with a Formulary. by Edward Ellis (1879)
"lobular pneumonia is very much more common in children under five years old. ... lobular pneumonia is a very much more serious disease than lobar, ..."

4. Physical Exploration and Diagnosis of Diseases Affecting the Respiratory Organs by Austin Flint (1856)
"sic, published an account of a morbid condition found in tL: of newly born children, analogous to that regarded as en... of lobular pneumonitis, ..."

5. Clinical lectures on diseases of the heart, lungs and pleura by Joseph McIntyre Patton (1900)
"While lobular pneumonia is most frequent in infancy and old age, it may occur at any time of life in weak and debilitated subjects. ..."

6. A Text-book of medicine for students and practitioners by Adolf von Strümpell (1901)
"There are often found at autopsy a few foci of lobular ... In other cases, however, the development of extensive lobular pneumonia is of the greatest ..."

7. A Practical Manual of the Diseases of Children with a Formulary by Edward Ellis (1879)
"lobular pneumonia is usually double, but it may be, and often is, ... lobular pneumonia is very much more common in children under five years old. ..."

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