\mˈɛmbəʃˌɪp kˈɑːd], \mˈɛmbəʃˌɪp kˈɑːd], \m_ˈɛ_m_b_ə_ʃ_ˌɪ_p k_ˈɑː_d]\
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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.