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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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As mentioned earlier, the samples produced by EMS showed increased globule size and grain size which was described in a previous paper [3].
Rearing gravid females in the laboratory has the potential to introduce laboratory effects on oil globule size at parturition and also on parturition date.
4] M which, substituting the average globule mass, gives [P.
2] double-emulsion globule within a thin-walled capillary.
Molecular dynamics results, which reproduce the measured quasielastic neutron spectra extremely well, show that the observed dynamic changes arise primarily from the particular region of the protein that forms a beta sheet in the native state and unfolds to a random coil in the molten globule.
That is, taking the average oyster shell protein as a globule at 50 kD with a linear dimension of about 5.
They may be derived from various proteins, carbohydrates, or other sources that reduce the calories added, yet can be modified or processed to provide the textural attributes of fat globules.
The micrographs of the remaining material show that samples 4a and 4b formed a loose network without any globule structure, and sample 4c formed a flake-type structure.
C'est vrai que la thalassemie est tres peu connue, mais il n'empeche que c'est une maladie caracterisee par une anemie hereditaire secondaire a une anomalie de l'hemoglobine, qui est un pigment des globules rouge servant au transport de l'oxygene.
Comparison of these values, assuming for the moment that the globules are entirely protein, yields an estimate of about 318 molecules of oyster shell protein per globule.
Although the RBW oleogel did not develop sufficient structure in ice cream to maintain shape during meltdown, the mono-,diglyceride-polysorbate 80 blend used as the emulsifier helped RBW oleogel induce the formation of a fat globule network.