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globule

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡlɒb.juːl/  us   /ˈɡlɑːb-/
a small ball of something, especially a drop of liquid: The disease is caused by globules of fat blocking the blood vessels.
Translations of “globule”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指液體的)小球體,小滴…
in Russian капля, шарик…
in Turkish damlacık, topak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指液体的)小球体,小滴…
in Polish kropelka…
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