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Definition 1: a small node - [noun denoting body]

(nodule is a kind of ...) any bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part

Definition 2: (mineralogy) a small rounded lump of mineral substance (usually harder than the surrounding rock or sediment) - [noun denoting object]

(nodule is a kind of ...) a large piece of something without definite shape

"a hunk of bread" "a lump of coal"

(... is a kind of nodule ) (mineralogy) a hollow rock or nodule with the cavity usually lined with crystals

(nodule belongs to category ...) the branch of geology that studies minerals: their structure and properties and the ways of distinguishing them

Definition 3: small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for nodule in the sense of this definition

(nodule is a kind of ...) a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ

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