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Lobed \Lobed\ (l[=o]bd), a. Having lobes; lobate.


a. Having lobes.


adj. having deeply indented margins but with lobes not entirely separate from each other [syn: lobate]

Usage examples of "lobed".

In thalloid forms fimbriate or lobed margins or outgrowths from the surface lead to the same result.

The protonema forms a flat, lobed, thalloid structure attached to the soil by rhizoids, and the plants arise from marginal cells.

The leaves are linear, pinnate, lobed and serrated, hairy, rough, and numerously produced.

It was a shield-shaped casque of greasy chitin, lobed and crescentiform, rising to either side of the central mouth orifice in twin bosses or stubby horns.

The lobed shape of its leaf and its dense foliage caused it to be confounded with the True Sycamore (Ficus sycamorus) of Scripture.

When the leaf first appears it is wrapped round the flower bud and is a greyish-green colour covered with a downy bloom - Leaves palmate five to nine lobed, 6 to 10 inches long.

Both varieties are among the most beautiful of our winter-flowering plants, the toothed and lobed, somewhat heart-shaped leaves being extremely handsome with their crimson tints.

For all its immense strength it was smaller than Dimity and barely half the height of either kzin, with a protruding muzzle hardened into a horny beak, a bulging, lobed, melon-like cranium, with large bulging eyes, and exaggerated ears and nostrils, part of its Morlock heritage, in a parody of a human face even more bizarre than the face of a Pak or human Protector, joints like huge balls of bone and muscle rolling below a skin like leather armor.

As it flows it takes the forms of sappy leaves or vines, making heaps of pulpy sprays a foot or more in depth, and resembling, as you look down on them, the laciniated, lobed, and imbricated thalluses of some lichens.

From above it resembles a lobed leaf, like that of an oak or maple, with side wadis branching off to left and right.

For inevitably both the exiles and lobotomy punishment were turned to political purposes, and great numbers of noncriminals were exiled or lobed, and their psi was added to the reservoir.