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lobar

Syllabification: lo·bar
Pronunciation: /ˈlōˌbär, -bər
 
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Definition of lobar in English:

adjective

chiefly Anatomy & Medicine
Of, relating to, or affecting a lobe, especially a whole lobe of a lung.
Example sentences
  • It may be extensive and cover a whole lobe or whole lung and obliterate lobar fissures.
  • Dysanaptic growth could potentially impose a functional limit after therapeutic intervention such as pediatric lobar lung transplant.
  • The chest radiograph among persons with advanced HIV infection and pulmonary TB, for example, might have lower lobe and lobar infiltrates, hilar adenopathy, or interstitial infiltrates.

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