- having the shape of a globe; globelike.
Origin of globose
Related Words for globosespherical, rounded, cylindrical, elliptical, oval, curved, bulbous, bowed, looped, arched, spiral, circular, arced, bent, ringed, coiled, spheroid, egg-shaped, rotund, annular
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Historical Examples of globose
The spores are globose or nearly so, with a large "nucleus" nearly filling the spore.
The spores are globose or a broad oval, with a small papilla at one end.
The spores are globose, even, 3–3.5 in diameter, with minute pedicels.
The spores are globose, rough, usually mixed with the hyph tissue.
Spores in mass incarnate to brownish-red, globose, even, 7–9 mic.The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio
A. P. Morgan
- spherical or approximately spherical
Word Origin for globose
Word Origin and History for globose
"spherical," early 15c., "large and formless," from Latin globosus "round as a ball," from globus (see globe).