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globular

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

Definition of GLOBULAR

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
:  having or consisting of globules

Examples of GLOBULAR

  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

globular

adjective glob·u·lar \ˈgläb-yə-lər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLOBULAR

1
a :  having the shape of a globe or globule b :  composed of compactly folded polypeptide chains arranged in a spherical form <globular proteins>
2
:  having or consisting of globules
glob·u·lar·ly \-lē\ adverb

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