Definition of Lobe

1. Noun. (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part. "Ear lobe"




2. Noun. (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided.
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Generic synonyms: Plant Part, Plant Structure
Group relationships: Foliage, Leaf, Leafage

3. Noun. The enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern.
Group relationships: Pattern, Radiation Diagram, Radiation Pattern
Specialized synonyms: Major Lobe
Generic synonyms: Loop

4. Noun. A rounded projection that is part of a larger structure.
Generic synonyms: Projection
Derivative terms: Lobar

Definition of Lobe

1. n. Any projection or division, especially one of a somewhat rounded form

Definition of Lobe

1. Noun. Any projection or division, especially one of a somewhat rounded form. ¹

2. Noun. (anatomy) A division of the brain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lobe

1. a rounded, projecting anatomical part [n -S] : LOBED [adj]

Medical Definition of Lobe

1. A more or less well defined portion of any organ, especially of the brain, lungs and glands. Lobes are demarcated by fissures, sulci, connective tissue and by their shape. Origin: L. Globus, from Gr. Lobos This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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