globoid


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to globoid: globoid cell leukodystrophy
  • adj

Synonyms for globoid

having the shape of a curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point

References in periodicals archive ?
Greater numbers of globoid, discoid, and vein galls were found in the interior than on the border of the tree crown (Leite et al.
Our study showed an intense, globoid staining pattern of S100 protein among the neurotized areas as in the previous report.
Bone marrow transplantation for globoid cell leukodystrophy, adrenoleukodystrophy, metachromatic leukodystrophy, and Hurler syndrome.
In addition to two oral presentations and two poster presentations on Gaucher disease, the company will present findings from a re-analysis of disease stage progression in Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy (GLD).
It is also known as globoidal worm-gearing, globoid or hour glass gear and has advantage versus a traditional worm gear because of increased driving efficiency with 6-10% and increased loading capacity (about 30%).
Globoid cell leukodystrophy, also known as Krabbe's disease, is an autosomal recessive white matter disorder caused by the deficiency of [beta]-galactocerebrosidase.
Working with Schaefer in Sanderson's laboratory, Osler noted globoid bodies in his own blood and that of animals.
Like a human with Krabbe's disease, the twitcher mouse lacks galactosylceramidase, has brain tissue infiltrated with the abnormal fat-containing globoid cells, and loses the myelin sheaths around nerves.
The cardiac silhouette appeared globoid, and the cardiac silhouette width: thorax width ratio was increased compared to published normal values for medium-sized psittacine birds (66%; reference interval, 51%-61%).