glomus jugulare


glomus jug·​u·​la·​re -ˌjəg-yə-ˈlar-ē How to pronounce glomus jugulare (audio)
: a mass of chemoreceptors in the adventitia of the dilation in the internal jugular vein where it arises from the transverse sinus in the jugular foramen

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“Glomus jugulare.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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