glomus

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noun glo·mus \ˈglō-məs\

Definition of glomus

plural

glomera

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

Origin and Etymology of glomus

New Latin, from Latin glomer-, glomus


Medical Dictionary

glomus

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noun glo·mus \ˈglō-məs\

Medical Definition of glomus

plural

glomera

\ˈgläm-ə-rə\play also

glomi

\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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