[loh-bek-tuh-mee] /loʊˈbɛk tə mi/
noun, plural lobectomies. Surgery.
excision of a of an organ or gland.
noun (pl) -mies
surgical removal of a lobe from any organ or gland in the body, esp removal of tissue from the frontal lobe of the brain in an attempt to alleviate mental disorder
lobectomy lo·bec·to·my (lō-běk’tə-mē)
Excision of a lobe of an organ or a gland.
[lohbd] /loʊbd/ adjective 1. having a or ; lobate. 2. Botany. (of a leaf) having or divisions extending less than halfway to the middle of the base.
- Lobe-finned fish
[lohb-find] /ˈloʊbˌfɪnd/ noun 1. any fish that has rounded scales and lobed fins, as the coelacanth. lobe-finned fish Any of various fishes of the class Sarcopterygii, having fins that are rounded and fleshy, suggesting limbs. One group of lobe-finned fish are thought to be ancestors of amphibians and other land-dwelling vertebrate animals. They first appeared […]
[loh-beel-yuh] /loʊˈbil yə/ noun 1. any herbaceous or woody plant of the genus Lobelia, having long clusters of blue, red, yellow, or white flowers. /ləʊˈbiːlɪə/ noun 1. any plant of the campanulaceous genus Lobelia, having red, blue, white, or yellow five-lobed flowers with the three lower lobes forming a lip
[loh-bee-lee-ey-shuh s] /loʊˌbi liˈeɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. belonging to the plant family Lobeliaceae.