Definition of zonule in English:


Syllabification: zon·ule
Pronunciation: /ˈzōnˌyo͞ol


technical , chiefly Anatomy
  • A small zone, band, or belt.
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    • Division of subzones into zonules is the ultimate expression of such patterns.
    • The excluded volume of ciliary zonule digests contained abundant fibrillin microfibrils.
    • This assemblage is equivalent to the kochaspid ‘zonule’ of Palmer and Halley.

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