lobation


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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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Prominent anomalies found in this case were hydrocephalus with micrognathia, bilateral hypoplastic lungs with super-numery lobations and enlarged left lobe of liver.
(1996) and other studies (Frost and Lowry, 1986; Tollit et al., 1997), external features such as lobation and the general shape and definition of the sulcus were found in our study to be good indicators of the degree of otolith digestion.
Dysmegakaryocytopoieisis with discrete megakaryocyte nuclei lacking lobation ("pawn ball" nuclei) and dwarf megakaryocytes may be observed (Slide 5b).
Homocysteine: relationship to serum cobalamin, serum folate, erythrocyte folate, and lobation of neutrophils.