centrilobular

At or near the center of a lobule, e.g., of the liver.

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cen·tri·lob·u·lar .sen-trə-'läb-yə-lər adj relating to or affecting the center of a lobule <\centrilobular necrosis in the liver> also affecting the central parts of the lobules containing clusters of branching functional and anatomical units of the lung <\centrilobular emphysema>

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cen·tri·lob·u·lar (sen″trĭ-lobґu-lər) pertaining to the central portion of a lobule.

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