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glomus

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noun glo·mus \ˈglō-məs\

Definition of glomus

plural glo·mera play \ˈglä-mə-rə, ˈglō-\

  1. :  a small arteriovenous anastomosis together with its supporting structures



Origin of glomus

New Latin, from Latin glomer-, glomus


First Known Use: circa 1847


Medical Dictionary

glomus

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noun glo·mus \ˈglō-məs\

Medical Definition of glomus

plural glom·era \ˈgläm-ə-rə\play also glo·mi \ˈglō-ˌmī, -ˌmē\play play

  1. :  a small arteriovenous anastomosis together with its supporting structures: asa:  a vascular tuft that suggests a renal glomerulus and that develops from the embryonic aorta in relation to the pronephrosb:  carotid bodyc:  a tuft of the choroid plexus protruding into each lateral ventricle of the brain




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