glob-, glom-

(Latin: a round body, a ball; round, a sphere; the earth; "sphere" came from Latin globus, "round mass, sphere"; related to gleba, "clod, soil, land". Sense of "planet earth," or a three-dimensional map of it, appeared first in 1553)

earth spinning.
A colorless protein obtained by removing heme, haeme from hemoglobin; the oxygen carrying compound in red blood cells.
globing, globed
To assume the shape of or to form into a sphere.
Having a globelike shape, a globe-shaped object; a spheroid or similar to a sphere.
1. Having the shape of a globe; globelike.
2. Spherical or almost round; globular.
Sphericity; spherical; globular.
globular, globularly
1. Having the shape of a ball, globe, or globule; spherical.
2. Consisting of globules.
3. Worldwide; global.
1. A small spherical mass, especially a small drop of liquid.
2. A small globular body or mass (as a drop of water or a bead of sweat).
3. A small spherical pill of compressed sugar usually saturated with an alcoholic tincture and used in homeopathy.
The killing or the death of blood corpuscles.
1. Composed of or producing globules.
2. Bearing globules; in geology, a reference to rocks, and denoting a variety of concretionary structure, where the concretions are isolated globules and evenly distributed through the texture of the rock.
An instrument for measuring the number of red blood corpuscles in the blood.

The method depends on the differences of tint obtained by mixing a sample of the blood with sodium carbonate solution.

Any of a group of proteins insoluble in water, found in both animal and vegetable tissue.
The excretion of serum globulins in the urine, an indication of nonselective proteinuria resulting from severe glomerular damage.
A rudimentary form of crystallite, spherical in shape.
Globular; spherical; orbicular.
globus (s), globi (pl)
1. A round or spherical body.
2. A lump or swelling.
3. Any of the brown bodies sometimes found in the granulomatous lesions of leprosy.
4. In leprology, a macrophage swollen by its content of leprosy bacillis, as seen in lepromatous leprosy.

Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "land, ground, fields, soil, dirt, mud, clay, earth (world)": agra-; agrest-; agri-; agro-; argill-; choro-; chthon-; epeiro-; geo-; lut-; myso-; pedo-; pel-; rhyp-; soil-; sord-; terr-.

Related ball, sphere-word units: hemoglobin-; sphero-.