globules

globule

[glob-yool]
noun
1.
a small spherical body.

Origin:
1655–65; < Latin globulus. See globe, -ule

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

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globule glob·ule (glŏb'yōōl)
n.
A small spherical body, especially a drop of liquid.


glob'u·lar (-yə-lər) adj.
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