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globoid

 [glo´boid]
globe-shaped; spheroid.

globoid

(glo'boyd) [? + Gr. eidos, form, shape]
Resembling a globe. Synonym: spheroid
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Krabbe disease: An ultrastructural study of globoid cells and reactive astrocytes at the brain and optic nerves.
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Globoid cell leukodystrophy, also known as Krabbe's disease, is an autosomal recessive white matter disorder caused by the deficiency of [beta]-galactocerebrosidase.
Moreover, in accordance with the results obtained by TLC and HPLC analysis (Pilu et al., 2003), a dramatic reduction in globoid number and size (and thus of phytic acid amount) was evident in the mutant compared with the wild-type scutellum (Fig.
Mouthfuls of obscure diseases tumble from Kurtzberg's lips as though they were days of the week -- adrenoleukodystrophy, metachromatic and globoid leukodystrophy, to name a few.
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Like a human with Krabbe's disease, the twitcher mouse lacks galactosylceramidase, has brain tissue infiltrated with the abnormal fat-containing globoid cells, and loses the myelin sheaths around nerves.
Galls were globoid and contained one larval chamber with a solitary larva.
Globoid shape, smooth, light green, unilocular leaf gall on A.
Orchid will also acquire the rights to exclusively license three additional preclinical programmes from Telethon/Ospedale San Rassaele once clinical proof of concept studies for mucopolysaccharidosis type 1 (MPS1 or Hurler syndrome), chronic granulomatous disease (CGD), and globoid cell leukodystrophy (GLD) are complete.
Key Histologic Features.--Subependymal giant cell astrocytomas are characterized by the presence of small, spindle-shaped or elongated cells often arranged in fascicles admixed with intermediate-sized polygonal or "gemistocyte-like" cells and globoid or "ganglion-like" cells.