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globule

Astronomy a small dark nebula thought to be a site of star formation

globule

[′gläb·yəl]
(astronomy)
A black volume of cosmic dust viewed against the brighter background of bright nebulae.
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Isolat of bacteria E is having marking: pink's colony color, diameter 0,9 [micro]m, globulous cell, react negative gram, postif's nitrate, lisin is positive, ornithin is positive, [H.
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The detailed morphological study of the cranial remains of Lluc showed that, together with the modern anatomical features that characterized the family Hominidae, and which permit to consider it a member of this family, it displays a set of primitive features, such as thick dental enamel, teeth with globulous cusps, very robust mandible and very procumbent premaxilla, which are primitive features that characterize a group of primitive hominoids from the African Middle Miocene, known as afropithecids.