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1. A little globe; a small particle of matter, of a spherical form. Globules of snow. (Sir i. Newton) These minute globules [a moles eyes] are sunk . . . Deeply in the skull. (Paley)

2. (Science: biology) a minute spherical or rounded structure; as blood, lymph, and pus corpuscles, minute fungi, spores, etc.

3. A little pill or pellet used by homeopathists.

Origin: L. Globulus, dim. Of globus globe: cf. F. Globule.

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Newbie question about the first life

... "primitive boundary" is simply the limit beteween the tiny droplet, globule, globulet, sphere or quasisphere and its surroundings. Those globules are colloidal, meaning that they're the kind of mixture called a "colloid", which is halfway between a homogeneous and a heterogeneous ...

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