lobar [loh-ber, -bahr] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. of or relating to a lobe, as of the lungs.

Origin of lobar From the New Latin word lobāris, dating back to 1855–60. See lobe, -ar1 Related formsin·ter·lo·bar, adjectivemul·ti·lo·bar, adjectivepseu·do·lo·bar, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for lobar Historical Examples of lobar

  • Lobar pneumonia may also occur in the course of typhoid fever.

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  • In Bellevue Hospital in 1904 there were 1,001 patients with lobar pneumonia.

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  • Then about nine months after admission, while in the condition just described, she developed a lobar pneumonia.

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  • Pneumonia, lobular or lobar, is one of the most frequent complications and causes of death.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for lobar lobar adjective

    1. of, relating to, or affecting a lobe

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 lobar in Medicine lobar [lō′bər, -bär′] adj.

    1. Of or relating to a lobe or lobes.

    The American Heritage® Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

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