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glob·ule

 (glŏb′yo͞ol)
n.
A small spherical mass, especially a small drop of liquid.

[French, from Latin globulus, diminutive of globus, sphere.]

globule

(ˈɡlɒbjuːl)
n
1. a small globe, esp a drop of liquid
2. (Astronomy) astronomy a small dark nebula thought to be a site of star formation
[C17: from Latin globulus, diminutive of globus globe]

glob•ule

(ˈglɒb yul)

n.
a small spherical body.
[1655–65; < Latin globulus. See globe, -ule]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.globule - a small globe or ballglobule - a small globe or ball    
bubble - a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide)
globe, orb, ball - an object with a spherical shape; "a ball of fire"

globule

noun droplet, drop, particle, bubble, pearl, bead, pellet Bone marrow contains fat in the form of small globules.

globule

noun
A quantity of liquid falling or resting in a spherical mass:
Translations

globule

[ˈglɒbjuːl] N [of oil, water] → glóbulo m

globule

[ˈglɒbjuːl] n
(ANATOMY)globule m
[water] → gouttelette f
[soft substance] → goutte f

globule

nKlümpchen nt, → Kügelchen nt; (of oil, water)Tröpfchen nt; globules of grease floating on the soupFettaugen plauf der Suppe

globule

[ˈglɒbjuːl] n (of water) → gocciolina (Anat) → globulo

glob·ule

n. glóbulo, pequeña masa esférica.
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This sandy slope has been burnt many times since grazing began on the island in 1846, reducing the dominant Tasmanian Blue Gum Eucalyptus globulus subsp.
The age of Middle-Illerdian 2 (54--52.8 m.a, Early Eocene) has been assigned to the Formation, based on the presence of age diagnostic larger benthic forams (Nummulities atacicus, Nummulities globulus).
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This study aimed at evaluating the insecticidal activities of two members of the Myrtaceae family, namely clove oil (Syzygium aromaticum, (L.) Merr and Perry) and eucalyptus oil (Eucalyptus globulus, Labill) on C.
globulus seeds were placed on rectangular filter paper (18cm long by 7cm wide) moistened with water.