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globular

(glŏb′ū-lăr) [L. globus, a globe]
Resembling a globe or globule; spherical.

globular

resembling a globe.

globular heart
a spherical cardiac silhouette, usually greatly enlarged and lacking the detailed outline of the right and left atria and apex. Characteristic of pericardial effusion and cardiomyopathy.
globular nematode
see tetrameresamericana.
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The stream they tested the new technique on was produced by a globular cluster named Palomar 5, and had already been discovered in 2001 high above the Galactic disk.
We did not expect this; originally we observed these globular clusters to measure their central velocity dispersions"-that is, the random motions of stars within a cluster.
25x as long as 2nd and 4th pairs, which are very strongly developed and apically globular with vertical ridges (Fig.
Globular clusters, dense bunches of hundreds of thousands of stars, are the homesteaders of galaxies.
Almost 95 percent of globular cluster formation occurred within the first 1 billion to 2 billion years after our universe was born in the theorized Big Bang 13.
Based on these observations within a globular cluster, astronomers had evidence of stars being born at different times with one cluster.
Observing globular clusters visually is very rewarding, but I have noticed very few images in my collection of those sent in to the BAA website --so if you are an imager, why not have a go, and send me your results.
Storage and cooking vessels (Figure 4): these include the matka, a large globular pot with a narrow mouth, round belly and base.
The globular clusters that populate the sky there are gargantuan balls or cities of stars--sometimes millions of them--that look like glittering diamonds sprinkled across inky black velvet, one of the most splendiferously delicious sites eyes can gaze upon, I think.
The team restricted its 18-year study to those pulsars that reside in Milky Way globular clusters--crowded concentrations of several hundred thousand stars.
6 million light-years away, NASA Hubble Space Telescope's view is so sharp that it can resolve individual stars, along with open star clusters, globular star clusters, and even glowing regions of fluorescent gas.
After students learn about the characteristics of life, including the meaning of the term metabolism; hydrogen bonds; and organic macromolecules, including globular shaped proteins; introduce them to enzymes.