globule


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Globule \Glob"ule\, n. [L. globulus, dim. of globus globe: cf.
   F. globule.]
   1. A little globe; a small particle of matter, of a spherical
      form.
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            Globules of snow.                     --Sir I.
                                                  Newton.
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            These minute globules [a mole's eyes] are sunk . . .
            deeply in the skull.                  --Paley.
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   2. (Biol.) A minute spherical or rounded structure; as blood,
      lymph, and pus corpuscles, minute fungi, spores, etc.
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   3. A little pill or pellet used by homeopathists.
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