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, pl.


(glō'bŭs, -bī),
1. A round body; ball.
Synonym(s): globe


(glōb) [Fr. globe, fr L. globus, ball, sphere, globe]
1. A ball or sphere.
2. The eyeball.


see globus.

optic globe
see eyeball.

Patient discussion about globe

Q. How to get rid of puffy eyes? After partying all night, I woke up with puffy eyes. I have an important appointment today, how can I get rid of it?

A. I found a website with tricks on how to get rid of puffy eyes:

Q. What age does eye sight stabilizes? I was just wondering at what age does your eye sight usually level off and stop getting worse? Any ideas much appreciated!

A. It will stabilize in a few years-age of 26-27.That is the average age people perform lasik surgery.
It is also the age the eye is fully grown.
Don't worry it will not get much worse maybe about -0,75.
Take care

Q. What Causes Dry Eyes? I have been suffering from eye dryness lately, what causes this situation?

A. Dry eyes are often caused when the lacrimal gland does not produce sufficient tears to keep the entire conjunctiva and cornea, that are normally covered by a complete layer of tear film. This usually occurs in people who are otherwise healthy. Increased age is associated with decreased tearing. if it causes you real discomfort talk to a doctor.

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Lebanese superstar Carole Samaha is no stranger to airlines, she's a frequent flyer and a globe-trotter.
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The loveable globe-trotter (above) investigates the White Brotherhood sect in Bulgaria's Rila Mountains and treks to the Asian side of Istanbul.
Just the kind of experience that actor and globe-trotter Michael Palin sought out for his Himalaya BBC TV travelogue, in which he interviewed Canon Thomas on the train.
The 76-year-old is still going strong and happily traded stories with fellow globe-trotter Michael Palin in BBC 1 documentary A Life On Air.
In this edition of Holiday on a Shoestring, the globe-trotter goes on safari in Namibia.
The child is already a globe-trotter, jetting to his mother's native Australia, Europe and the Caribbean before he's even 6 months old.
group dedicated to private label partnerships, today announced an agreement to power online hotel bookings for Globe-Trotter T&E, a Tokyo based media company.
Star rating: X-MEN: FIRST CLASS (12A) This action-packed prequel based on the hugely popular Marvel Comics sees Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender) hunting down power-hungry globe-trotter Sebastian Shaw (Kevin Bacon).
And globe-trotter Steinbeck should be capable of landing the listed Vincent O'Brien Ruby Stakes for Ballydoyle, if reproducing his best form.