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lobate

 [lo´bāt]
divided into lobes.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lo·bate

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

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