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(botany) a part into which a leaf is divided

the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern

a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure

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The ear may be regarded, fancifully, as a lichen, umbilicaria, on the side of the head, with its lobe or drop.
He rode pick-a-back on a woolly- headed, black-skinned savage, the lobes of whose ears had been pierced and stretched until one had torn out, while the other carried a circular block of carved wood three inches in diameter.
Winifred laughed as she went over to the mirror and fitted the delicate springs to the lobes of her ears.
Danish waste water treatment plant (WWTP) Skanderborg has recently replaced their 75 kW lobe blowers with new 55 kW Atlas Copco ZS screw blower.
Every lobe was removed: the right upper lobe (n = 3), right middle lobe (n = 1), right lower lobe (n = 1), right middle and lower lobe (n = 1), left upper lobe (n = 1), and left lower lobe (n = 1).
2) Most cases of a congenitally absent lobe affect the left side, which suggests a specific developmental cause.
On thyroid ultrasonography the right lobe was 43 x 19 x 16 mm and the left lobe was 33x11x10 mm in diameter with a prominent heterogeneity on the right compared to the left lobe of the thyroid parenchyma.
Paraproct divided into 3 lobes; inner lobe slightly sclerotized, slender, with a short darkly sclerotized line medially; median lobe slightly sclerotized and broad basally, narrowed to apex, the narrow portion sclerotized, a membranous portion accreted on the narrow portion, bearing some long strong spines on the apex of both membranous portion and narrow sclerotized portion, long strong spines appear circular distribution; outer lobe darkly sclerotized, shorter than median lobe, basal slender, medial broad and flat, narrowed to apex, with several strong, black spines on the tip (Fig.
Roman said they found that these particular nerve cells- the gamma lobe neurons of the mushroom bodies in the insect brain- are activated by odours.
It has been thought that frontal lobe expansion was particularly crucial to the development of modern human behaviour, thought and language, and that it is our bulging frontal lobes that truly make us human.
Patented recently is a disposable absorbent garment which includes a front body panel having a first waist edge and a first crotch edge defining a first lobe having a first profile in plan view that extends outwardly relative to the first waist edge.
Each lobe of the gland had a large central cavity with one excretory duct.
over high heat, sear lobe on one side for one minute.
the Company) (TSX: MPV, AMEX: MDM) today announced the results of the 5034EeAaNorth Lobe large-diameter core drilling program conducted during the summer of 2007.
A SPURNED lover bit off part of her ex-boyfriend's ear lobe and spat it on to a pub floor, a court heard yesterday.