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Definitions and Synonyms of lobe | Another word for lobe | What is lobe?

Definition 1: a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure - [noun denoting artifact]

(lobe is a kind of ...) any structure that branches out from a central support

Definition 2: (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part - [noun denoting body]

Samples where lobe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ear lobe

(lobe is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(... is a kind of lobe ) that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying inside the temples of the head

(... is a kind of lobe ) that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head

(... is a kind of lobe ) that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head

(... is a kind of lobe ) the anterior part of the frontal lobe

(... is a kind of lobe ) that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead

(... is a kind of lobe ) a small lobe or subdivision of a lobe

(... is a kind of lobe ) any of the three lobes of the right lung or the two lobes of the left lung

(... is a kind of lobe ) any of the five lobes forming the liver

(... is a kind of lobe ) the fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear

(... is part of lobe) a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function

(lobe belongs to category ...) the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals

Definition 3: the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern - [noun denoting communication]

(lobe is a kind of ...) anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

(... is a kind of lobe ) the maximum lobe in the radiation pattern which is intended to be along the forward axis and which gives the effect of a beam

(... is part of lobe) graphical representation (in polar or Cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle

Definition 4: (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided - [noun denoting plant]

(lobe is a kind of ...) any part of a plant or fungus

(... is part of lobe) the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

(lobe belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

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