lobation


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lobation

/lo·ba·tion/ (lo-ba´shun) the formation of lobes; the state of having lobes.
renal lobation  the appearance on x-ray films of small notches along the surface of the kidney, indicating the location of renal lobes.

lobation

(lō-bā′shən)
n.
1. The state of being lobed.
2. A structure or part resembling a lobe.
3. A lobe.
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The eosinophils of HES may demonstrate dysmorphism, with increased cell size, [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] increased nuclear lobation, or tinged forms, and cytoplasmic vacuolation (Slide 6).
Abnormal lobation including bronchial isomerism with hyparterial bronchus and unilobar lung may be present.
Bone marrow aspirate smears show atypical mast cells with elongated nuclei, immature chromatin, nuclear lobation or multinucleation, hypogranular cytoplasm, and excessive cytoplasmic extensions (Figure 1, C).