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)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lobe

lobby
lobbyer
lobbyers
lobbygow
lobbygows
lobbying
lobbying expense
lobbyings
lobbyism
lobbyisms
lobbyist
lobbyists
lobbylike
lobcock
lobcocks
lobe (current term)
lobe-finned fish
lobe-footed
lobe of prostate
lobe of the lung
lobectomies
lobectomy
lobed
lobed leaf
lobed spleenwort
lobefeet
lobefin
lobefins
lobefoot
lobelet

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