Lobule of the ear
Lobule Lob"ule, n. [Cf. F. lobule, dim. of lobe. See {Lobe}.] A small lobe; a subdivision of a lobe. [1913 Webster]

{Lobule of the ear}. (Anat.) Same as {Lobe of the ear}. [1913 Webster]


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