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lobate

 [lo´bāt]
divided into lobes.

lo·bate

(lō'bāt),
1. Divided into lobes.
2. Lobe-shaped; denoting a bacterial colony with a deeply undulate margin.
Synonym(s): lobose, lobous

lobate

/lo·bate/ (lo´bāt) divided into lobes.

lobate

(lō′bāt′) also

lobated

(-bā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having lobes; lobed.
2. Shaped like a lobe.
3. Having separate toes, each bordered by a weblike lobe. Used of the feet of certain birds.

lo′bate′ly adv.

lobate

[lō′bāt]
organized in lobes or rounded divisions. Also lobular.

lo·bate

(lō'bāt)
1. Divided into lobes.
2. Lobe-shaped; denoting a bacterial colony with a deeply undulate margin.

lobate

divided into lobes.
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Base: (0) decurrent to sublobate; (1) lobate; (2) truncate to cordate; (3) rounded; (4) lobate-auriculate, having ear-shaped lobes of the lamina developing toward the petiole and partially enclosing the lobate base.
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Generic diagnosis: head and body naked; pelvic fins united, forming small cup-like disc, anterior membrane lobate with pair of pointed posterior projections; teeth pointed; head and body deep and compressed; body and fins with thick mucous coat.
5); on ventral mar gin, periandrium with lobate processes, 2 broad processes basally, bending forward, directed ventrocephalad, flagellum semisclerotised, with several serrated processes near apex (Figs.
The various types of observation are now leading to highly sophisticated modelling of structures within the outburst, in particular the lobate nature of the bi-polar outflows of the expanding material.
Leaves alternate to rosulate, stipulate to exstipulate; petiolate, rarely sessile; blades elliptic to suborbicular-cordate, palmately veined, rarely pinnately veined, margin entire to lobate, glabrous to pubescent.
hispidus were observed pursuing and nipping at lobate ctenophores, Mnemiopsis leidyi (Fig.
cimiciformis "in its relatively weakly lobate 'tail' and much smaller process on the fourth tarsus [the adenostyle]" (Pocock 1897:290).
The gonad showed typical testicular external morphology of lobate folds (2-3 cm in diameter) of creamwhite tissue.