lobe definition

  • noun:
    • A rounded projection, particularly a rounded, projecting anatomical component: the lobe of an ear.
    • A subdivision of a bodily organ or component bounded by fissures, connective muscle, or any other architectural boundaries.
    • Any projection or unit, particularly certainly one of a somewhat curved kind.
    • A division for the brain.
    • A rounded projection or unit of a leaf.
    • A membranous flap on the edges of this toes of certain wild birds, whilst the coot.
    • A round projecting element of an organ, since the liver, lung area, mind, etc. See Illust. of mind.
    • The projecting section of a cam wheel or of a non-circular gear wheel.
    • A rounded and more or less globular projection or part.
    • In botany, a rounded projection or unit of a leaf, good fresh fruit, or other organ of a plant.
    • In zoology, a projection or part that is imperfectly divided from another part: as, the lobes associated with the maxillæ in pests.
    • In equipment, the more expensive or more prominent element of a cam-wheel.
    • The lobus semilunaris inferior with the slim lobe.
    • begin to see the adjectives.
    • when you look at the septate cephalopoda like Nautilus therefore the ammonites, any division of septal suture which makes a convex bend toward the apex: contrasted with seat, which is a curvature toward the aperture.
    • when you look at the trilobites, the divisions for the glabella; a glabellar lobe.
    • In geology, a projection from a glacier, like a peninsula: specially made use of for the continental ice-sheet associated with glacial epoch. see ice-lobe.
    • a rounded projection that's element of a bigger construction
    • (physiology) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or component
    • the enhanced response of an antenna in confirmed way as suggested by a loop with its radiation design
    • (botany) part into which a leaf is split

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