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glomerule

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noun glom·er·ule \ˈglä-mə-ˌrül, -mər-ˌyül\

Definition of glomerule

  1. :  a compacted cyme of almost sessile and usually small flowers



Origin of glomerule

New Latin glomerulus


First Known Use: 1793


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