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a little zone, belt, band, or the like.
Historical Examples

Z, zonule of Zinn, the ciliary process being removed to show it.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various

a small zone, band, or area

zonule zon·ule (zōn’yōōl)
A small zone, as of a ligament.
zo’nu·lar (zōn’yə-lər) adj.


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