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globular

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adjective glob·u·lar \ˈglä-byə-lər, 1b is also ˈglō-\

Definition of globular

  1. 1 a (1) :  having the shape of a globe or globule (2) :  composed of compactly folded polypeptide chains arranged in a spherical form <globular proteins> b :  global

  2. 2 :  having or consisting of globules



Examples of globular in a sentence

  1. <the globular streetlights give the pedestrian mall a Gay Nineties look>



Origin of globular

partly from Latin globus + English -ular; partly from Latin globulus + English -ar


First Known Use: 1654

Rhymes with globular


Medical Dictionary

globular

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adjective glob·u·lar \ˈgläb-yə-lər\

Medical Definition of globular

  1. 1a:  having the shape of a globe or globuleb:  composed of compactly folded polypeptide chains arranged in a spherical form <globular proteins>

  2. 2:  having or consisting of globules

globularly \-lē\play adverb




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