globus

noun

anatomy any spherelike structure

Nearby words

  1. globularly,
  2. globule,
  3. globuliferous,
  4. globulin,
  5. globulinuria,
  6. globus hystericus,
  7. globus pallidus,
  8. glocal,
  9. glochid,
  10. glochidium

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Medicine definitions for globus

globus

[glōbəs]

n. pl. glo•bi (-bī′)

A round or spherical body.
Any of the brown bodies sometimes found in the granulomatous lesions of leprosy.

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