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globoid

 [glo´boid]
globe-shaped; spheroid.

globoid

/glo·boid/ (glo´boid) globe-shaped; spheroid.

globoid

(glo'boyd) [? + Gr. eidos, form, shape]
Resembling a globe. Synonym: spheroid
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In addition to optimized loading capabilities, Krummenauer globoid drums are said to help increase coal lump size and decrease fines and respirable dust.
1) Pericardial effusion can be confirmed with loss of the "hourglass" appearance between the cardiac and hepatic silhouettes, globoid cardiac enlargement, and enlargement of the liver shadow in the case of concurrent liver congestion and ascites on radiographs.
Myelin Project in Dunn Loring, VA to fund research for HSC-based ex vivo gene therapy for globoid cell leukodystrophy
His early research in the 1950s on the topics of metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) and globoid leukodystrophy (GLD) in New York, Oregon, and India are reported with somewhat overzealous detail, but the reader's task is lightened by the numerous anecdotes that draw attention to factors that swayed or determined the final outcome.
The explanted heart appeared mildly enlarged (230 g without atria; expected, 262 g with atria) and globoid (Figure 2).
Bone marrow transplantation as effective treatment of central nervous system disease in globoid cell leukodystrophy, metachromatic leukodystrophy, adrenoleukodystrophy, mannosidosis, fucosidosis, aspartylglucosaminuria, Hurler, Maroteaux-Lamy, and Sly syndromes and Gaucher disease type III.