2. Noun. The growth, or formation of lobes ¹
3. Noun. A lobe, or something shaped like a lobe ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Lobation
1. the formation of lobes [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lobation
Literary usage of Lobation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... of lobation and division of the laminae. Historically the oldest known angiosperms are found in the Lower Cretaceous of Greenland, North America, ..."
2. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"lobation or Segmentation. When the blade is more deeply penetrated by incisions from the margin, that is, when the spaces between the ribs or principal ..."
3. The Anatomy of the Central Nervous Organs in Health and Disease by Heinrich Obersteiner (1890)
"Diagram showing the lobation of the cerebrum.—f, Frontal lobe; R, Rolandic lobe; 0, occipital lobe; T, temporal lobe; /, island of Reil ; Py, pyriform lobe ..."
4. Geological Biology: An Introduction to the Geological History of Organisms by Henry Shaler Williams (1895)
"This secondary lobation may take place in the lobes, on the sides, or on the lies, and is a stage which, in the individual growth, is quickly passed over; ..."
5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"In the rose neither the terminal nor the basal leaflets show lobation or other ... In b, c, and d, by the lobation of the basal portion of the leaf blade, ..."
6. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"... more extensive lobation,induced by favorable conditions of growth, just as we find extraordinarily developed leaves of large size and extensive lobation ..."