A little zone, or girdle.

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  • zonule — ● zonule nom féminin (latin zonula, petite ceinture) Ensemble de fibrilles disposées circulairement et tendues entre la périphérie du cristallin et le corps ciliaire. ⇒ZONULE, subst. fém. ANAT. Ensemble de fibres disposées circulairement entre le …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Zonule — Zon ule, n. A little zone, or girdle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zonule — [zōn′yo͞ol΄] n. [L zonula, dim. of zona, a ZONE] a small zone, belt, band, girdle, etc. zonular [zōnyo͞o lər, zōn′yələr] adj …   English World dictionary

  • zonule — A small zone. SYN: zonula. ciliary z. [TA] a series of delicate meridional fibers arising from the inner surface of the orbiculus ciliaris that run in bundles between, and in a very thin layer over, the ciliary processes; at the inner borde …   Medical dictionary

  • zonule — zonula; n. (in anatomy) a small band or zone; for example the zonule of Zinn (zonula ciliaris) is the suspensory ligament of the eye. Derivatives: zonular adj …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • zonule — zonular /zohn yeuh leuhr/, adj. /zohn yoohl/, n. a little zone, belt, band, or the like. [1825 35; < NL zonula. See ZONE, ULE] * * * …   Universalium

  • zonule — n. small zone, small band …   English contemporary dictionary

  • zonule — zon·ule …   English syllables

  • zonule — zon•ule [[t]ˈzoʊn yul[/t]] n. a little zone, belt, band, or the like • Etymology: 1825–35; < NL zōnula. See zone, ule zon′u•lar yə lər adj …   From formal English to slang

  • zonule — /ˈzoʊnjul/ (say zohnyoohl) noun a little zone, belt, or band. {New Latin zōnula, diminutive of Latin zōna girdle} …   Australian English dictionary

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