globular

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

Definition of globular

  1. 1a (1) :  having the shape of a globe or globule (2) :  composed of compactly folded polypeptide chains arranged in a spherical form globular proteinsb :  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 and Etymology of globular

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


First Known Use: 1626


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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