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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]

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]
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On dermoscopy they revealed a brownish structureless background pigmentation with superimposed dark brown clods and globules. (Figure 2).
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As CFE improved, fat globules disappeared from the urine and the platelet count returned to the normal range.
For measuring globule size (GLS) in conventional metallography and grain size (GS) in colour metallography, the Heyn intercept method was used as recommended by the ASTM E112 (1996) standard.
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Seaweed at the beaches, near Pembroke Dock, has been found covered with globules of oil, with a sheen on the rocks and a strong smell of oil in the area.
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NMR analysis indicated that moisture in the samples was mostly bound-water combined with fat globules and hydrated casein.
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Examples include counting and sizing of subvisible particulate matter per USP Chapter (788) [4] or per European Pharmacopoeia 2.9.19 [5] and measuring the concentrations of larger sized globules in nutritional emulsions per USP Chapter (729) [6].