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lobule

[′läb·yül]
(biology)
A small lobe.
A division of a lobe.
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While other treatments for cellulite employ inflammation and the use of fillers for a temporary effect, RENU 28 works with the body's natural cellular communication to actually reduce the adipose lobules," said Charles F.
Finally, hyaline sclerosis of lobules with focal extension into intralobular septa is another characteristic feature and a useful clue to the diagnosis of LP when present (Figure 1, B).
Pathologically, inflammation affecting breast lobules or lobulitis and the formation of non-caseating granulomas composed of clustered epitheloid histiocytes is present.
7 cm, oblong-attenuate, stalked 2-5 mm, lightly oblique, with a terminal conform, biggest pinnule; pinnules alternate, oblique, articulate, stalked 13 mm, the black color of the stalk suddenly stopping at the pinnule base, leaving a discoid black joint when it falls off, the sterile ones larger, the base cuneate, distally rounded or with the apex and lobules blunt, the outer margins crenate and dentate to lobulate, the fertile ones contracted, saggitate, the apex and lobules acute, lobulate, dentate toward the lobules apex; pinnules of the first order 2-7 pairs, 0.
On low-power microscopic examination, the tumor was composed of cellular lobules separated by hypocellular, fibrous bands.
Pathological data, including cancerisation of the lobules or the proportion of lobular cancers, were not evaluated.
The lobes and lobules are connected by thin tubes called ducts.
In fact, prior to 32 weeks, the risk is higher because more cancer-vulnerable Type 1 and 2 lobules have been created.
It is well established that breast maturation during pregnancy, which changes 85% of breast tissue to cancer-resistant Type 4 lobules, greatly reduces a woman's risk of breast cancer.
After reviews of the history of the discipline, the physics of digital mammography, equipment and normal anatomy, she describes over 100 illustrated cases of digital mammographic appearances of benign and malignant calcifications (including fibroadenomas, scars, cysts, effects of fat necrosis, calcifications in lobules and plasma cell mastitis), digital mammographic characteristics of masses (including cysts and carcinomas), digital mammographic techniques for mammographic asymmetries (including cysts and invasive or infiltrating carcinomas, and digital mammographic characteristics of architectural distortion, (including scars and invasive or infiltrating carcinomas).
Light microscope observations showed that it is not possible to find hexagonal subdivisions of hepatic parenchyma or hepatic lobules.
Invasive breast cancer: Invasive (infiltrating) breast cancers are those that break free of where they originate, invading the surrounding tissues that support the ducts and lobules of your breast.