Definition of 'lobe'
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I had to have an operation on a fracture of my temporal lobe. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Touching the temporal lobe can give a deep feeling of guilt. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)The surgery he underwent involved removing a fifth of the frontal lobe of his brain. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Doctors told him the frontal lobe of his brain that controls emotions was hit. The Sun (2013)The problem is that the ear lobes are not designed by nature to carry such furniture. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Blood was taken from her ear lobe to test how fi t she was. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And he has the right kind of ear lobe. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Five areas in the frontal lobe and the bottom rear of the brain were affected. The Sun (2011)It is injected in a simple procedure after the ear lobes have been frozen with a numbing gel. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But studies show a diagonal crease in the ear lobe is an early warning sign of a failing heart. The Sun (2015)This probably results from the stress hormones released during jet lag that are known to damage the temporal lobe and memory. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My ear lobes will swell up. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The temporal lobes are important, but not central. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)It's like monitoring your front room or the frontal lobes of your brain. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They have been looking at pictures of his busts for years - focusing on his ear lobes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Next, with your thumb and forefinger gently pinch your ear lobes. The Sun (2014)He would examine their faces with a plaintive'Do you think they have my ear lobes? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Body piercing used to be confined in Britain to ear lobes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The bottom lobe is paler, sometimes white. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A region in the left frontal lobes of the brain that when damaged interferes with the articulation of speech. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993) Ear lobes will not repair themselves, so surgery is needed to stitch the two pieces of flapping skin back together. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This exercises your brain 's frontal lobes, which shrink with age. The Sun (2006)A scan showed poor blood flow in his frontal lobe, the part of the brain that controls emotions and personality. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why bother having Botox if your ear lobes hang there like two chicken livers, giving the game away? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Further plot devices confirmed that this tactile man did indeed have second sight or, as we doctors say, temporal lobe problems. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'lobe'
British English: lobe NOUN
The lobe of your ear is the soft, fleshy part at the bottom.
Definition of lobe from the Collins English Dictionary
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