Definition of “lobule” - English Dictionary

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“lobule” in British English

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lobulenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlɒb.juːl/ us /ˈlɑːb.juːl/ specialized

a small lobe (= a part of an organ that seems to be separate from the rest):

Breast cancer forms in breast tissue, commonly arising in the ducts or lobules.

(Definition of “lobule” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)