Definition of lobular in English:

lobular

Pronunciation /ˈläbyələr/ /ˈlɑbjələr/

See synonyms for lobular

adjective

Anatomy

See lobule

‘The remaining glomeruli showed lobular accentuation of the glomerular tufts secondary to diffusely increased cellularity, thickened capillary loops, and excess accumulation of mesangial matrix.’
  • ‘Arteries supplying the thymus follow the connective tissue septa and give off branches that enter the lobular cortex and break up into capillaries, which supply the cortex.’
  • ‘On microscopic evaluation, the majority of the thymus retained its usual lobular architecture and exhibited both cortical and medullary hyperplasia, with high cellularity and minimal fatty infiltration.’
  • ‘Other areas were densely cellular with a lobular infiltrate of plump endothelial cells surrounding small capillaries.’
  • ‘This classification was based on the belief that ductal carcinomas arose from ducts and lobular carcinomas from lobules.’