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lobate

, lobated
1. having or resembling lobes
2. (of birds) having separate toes that are each fringed with a weblike lobe

lobate

[′lō‚bāt]
(biology)
Having lobes.
(vertebrate zoology)
Of a fish, having the skin of the fin extend onto the bases of the fin rays.
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Testes were classified as round (completely spherical and smooth); asymmetrical (smooth, irregular, often elongate); or lobate (multiple lobes in all dimensions as originally described (Wallin 1909)) or with at least one indentation forming a lobe (Fig.
"These lobate deposits propagate uphill from the northern plains and do so in close association with a potential palaeo-shoreline.
Ventrolateral foregut glands: Lobate, extraepithelial; glandular cells with necks not clearly stained ("ampullae" sensu Salvini-Plawen, 1978).
Molecular analysis of the lobate lac scales from Florida, Christmas Island, Cuba, and the Bahamas found them to be identical (Schroer et al.
crassaformis ronda in the strongly lobate and subacute peripheral margin and less inflated umbilical side.
Less than 10 meters high and several kilometres long, lobate scarps form along thrust faults - inclined fractures where blocks of a body's crust rise vertically.
Body surface dull, granulose, rugulose and to a variable degree tuberculate, more rarely spinose or lobate; the thorax with a distinct longitudinal median carina dorsally, abdominal tergites II-IX with two strongly approaching longitudinal median carinae.
Small trochospiral test with strongly lobate equatorial outline, with 4 globular chambers in final whorl.
Cliona varians occurs in three distinct morphotypes (Hill, 1999), including an amorphous, lobate, branching form, C.
The lobate lac scale, Paratachardina pseudolo bata Kondo & Gullan, is an invasive species that poses significant threats to the native vegetation and horticultural crops of Florida (Pemberton 2003a, b).
From this stock the subgenus Gunnera evolved unicellular trichomes, reniform leaves with bases becoming lobate, a "trichotomous" midvein, moderate-sized primaries, reticulate orthogonal tertiaries, teeth with admedial veins of a lower order than the principal vein, and secondaries originating at increasingly obtuse angles apically.
Lobate forms, most prominent below the Punchbowl cirque moraine and in the Penman's Brook drainage, have been described variously as rock glaciers and gelifiuction lobes in guidebook articles.