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Relating to or affecting a lobe, especially a whole lobe of a lung.
- ‘It may be extensive and cover a whole lobe or whole lung and obliterate lobar fissures.’
- ‘The chest radiograph among persons with advanced HIV infection and pulmonary TB, for example, might have lower lobe and lobar infiltrates, hilar adenopathy, or interstitial infiltrates.’
- ‘After close inspection, it was seen that the bronchus to the left lower lobe was totally transected and the lobe hung on the lobar vessels.’
- ‘Dysanaptic growth could potentially impose a functional limit after therapeutic intervention such as pediatric lobar lung transplant.’
- ‘If the infection spreads to one or more compartments in the lung it is called lobar pneumonia.’
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