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A small lobe.
- ‘One glandular structure reminiscent of a mammary lobule was identified in the deep dermis adjacent to the tumor.’
- ‘Histologically, sebaceous hyperplasia consists of enlarged lobules of mature sebaceous glands with a central dilated duct.’
- ‘The pulmonary venules then drain toward the periphery of the lobule and form pulmonary veins that travel within the interlobular septa.’
- ‘The soft tissue chondroma4 presents with well-defined lobules of hyaline cartilage, usually in association with a tendon or a tendon sheath and most commonly in the distal extremities.’
- ‘Lobular carcinoma in situ within the ducts and lobules of nipple showed absence of reactivity with E-cadherin.’
Late 17th century: from lobe, on the pattern of words such as globule.
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