a.1.(Zool.) Having a round or globular tip.
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They are, however, able to counter predation by structural and behavioral means such as the use of spines and globiferous pedicellariae, which are minute, forcep-like appendages that can seize and, in some cases, inject venom into the skin of predators (Campbell, 1983).
Responses of globiferous pedicellariae to inorganic salts in three regular echinoids.