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globule

 [glob´ūl]
a small spherical mass; a little globe or pellet, as of medicine. adj., adj glob´ular.

glob·ule

(glob'yūl),
1. A small spheric body of any kind.
2. A spheric drop of fluid, as a fat droplet in milk.
Synonym(s): globulus
[L. globulus, dim. of globus, a ball]

globule

/glob·ule/ (glob´ūl)
1. a small spherical mass or body.
2. a small spherical drop of fluid or semifluid substance.
3. a little globe or pellet, as of medicine.glob´ular

globule

[glob′yo̅o̅l]
Etymology: L, globulus, small ball

glob·ule

(glob'yūl)
1. A small spheric body of any kind.
2. A fat droplet in milk.
[L. globulus, dim. of globus, a ball]

glob·ule

(glob'yūl)
1. A small spheric body of any kind.
2. A spheric drop of fluid.
[L. globulus, dim. of globus, a ball]

globule

a small spherical mass; a little globe or pellet, as of medicine. See also morgagnian globule.

globule leukocyte
mononuclear cell with large eosinophilic cytoplasmic granules found in the intestinal epithelium.
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Thus, for example, the bryozoans--encrusting sponges and madreporians that are generally dominant on walls at 131-295 ft (40-90 m) in depth in the central Mediterranean--are replaced by gorgonians and globulous sponges in areas subjected to strong currents.