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 (kŏn-glō′bāt′, kŏng′glō-)
tr.v. con·glo·bat·ed, con·glo·bat·ing, con·glo·bates
To form into a globe or ball.

[Latin conglobāre, conglobāt- : com-, com- + globus, ball.]

con·glo′bate adj.
con′glo·ba′tion n.
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 gathered together into a spherical shape. See also conglomerate.
Example: conglobation of gravel and sand, 1697.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conglobation - a rounded spherical form
sphere - a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses)
2.conglobation - an occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass
combining, combine - an occurrence that results in things being united
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Remarks: The new species is included in Buchnerillo since it shows all the characters of the genus: small size; animal able to toll up into a perfect ball; endoantennal conglobation; dorsal surface tuberculated; cephalon with a wide frontal shield; pleonite 3 with epimera reduced; telson semicircular covering the uropods in dorsal view; antenna short and stout with a flagellum of three articles; male pleopod 2 with distal article flagelliform.
After immobilization, magnetic adsorbent was pure [Fe.sub.3][O.sub.4] and it was without conglobation. Initial pH level of Cu(II) solution, concentration of Cu(II) solution, and application time were factors which influenced the final % removal of Cu(II).