glomus

noun glo·mus \ ˈglō-məs \

Definition of glomus

plural glomera play \ˈglä-mə-rə, ˈglō-\
: a small arteriovenous anastomosis together with its supporting structures

Origin and Etymology of glomus

New Latin, from Latin glomer-, glomus


Medical Dictionary

glomus

noun glo·mus \ ˈglō-məs \

medical Definition of glomus

plural glomera play \ˈgläm-ə-rə\ also glomi play \ˈglō-ˌmī, -ˌmē\
: a small arteriovenous anastomosis together with its supporting structures: as
a : a vascular tuft that suggests a renal glomerulus and that develops from the embryonic aorta in relation to the pronephros
c : a tuft of the choroid plexus protruding into each lateral ventricle of the brain

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