\ɡlˈə͡ʊwɜːm], \ɡlˈəʊwɜːm], \ɡ_l_ˈəʊ_w_ɜː_m]\
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- A genus of small Foraminifera, which live abundantly at or near the surface sea. Their dead shells, falling to bottom, make up large part soft mud, generally found in depths below 3,000 feet, and called globigerina ooze. See Illust. Foraminifera. glob-i-je-r[=i]'na, n. a genus typical of GlobigerinidÃ¦, pelagic family foraminifers.