lobe lobe  /ˈloʊb/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part
  2. (n) (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided
  3. (n) the enhanced response of an antenna in a given direction as indicated by a loop in its radiation pattern
  4. (n) a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure

Usage(s):

  1. Parietal lobe This part of the brain processes sensory information about the surrounding world, orienting you in time and space.
  2. But it's your parietal lobe a central mass of tissue that processes sensory input that may have the most transporting effect.
  3. Illustration by Christian Northeast for PTI If you've ever prayed so hard that you've lost all sense of a larger world outside yourself, that's your parietal lobe at work.

News

  1. Dying girl who sparked debate gets lung transplant from adult donor

    The lungs offered Wednesday to a dying 10-year-old girl whose transplant plight changed the nation’s organ allocation rules came from an adult donor, perhaps proving that her parents were right all along.Sarah Murnaghan of Newtown Square, Pa., underwent more than six hours of surgery to receive two lobe transplants, meaning that a pair of adult lungs was cut down to fit her small size, according ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Dying girl gets lung transplant from adult donor

    The lungs offered Wednesday to a dying 10-year-old girl whose transplant plight changed the nation’s organ allocation rules came from an adult donor, perhaps proving that her parents were right all along.Sarah Murnaghan of Newtown Square, Pa., was undergoing surgery to receive two lobe transplants, meaning that a pair of adult lungs was cut down to fit her small size, according to a family ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Girl who sparked debate gets lung transplant

    The lungs offered Wednesday to a dying 10-year-old girl whose transplant plight changed the nation’s organ allocation rules came from an adult donor, perhaps proving that her parents were right all along.Sarah Murnaghan of Newtown Square, Pa., was undergoing surgery to receive two lobe transplants, meaning that a pair of adult lungs was cut down to fit her small size, according to a family ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "Mental illness can arrest the full maturation of the frontal lobe, while degenerative illness can damage it," Prof Pantelis said. "This area of the brain is used to analyse and identify smells so an abnormal sense of smell may indicate...
    on Dec 4, 2006 By: Christos Pantelis Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "He's starting to figure out what it takes to be a pro," Tocchet said of Downie. "He's another guy who this summer, went out to Minnesota and trained for a couple of months with our strength coach (Chuck Lobe). He's changed his whole program...
    on Dec 18, 2009 By: Rick Tocchet Source: Windsor Star (blogs) (blog)

  3. "They're saying that it was evolving legs. But, you know, you've got a shallow water fish here, like the lungfish," says Ham, "and they have the strength in their fins. The lobe fins' bones give them some strength so they can crawl along the...
    on Apr 24, 2006 By: Ken Ham Source: Crosswalk.com

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