glomus

Type: Term Pronunciation: glō′mŭs, glom′ĕr-ă Definitions: 1. A small, globular body. 2. A highly organized arteriolovenular anastomosis forming a tiny nodular focus in the nailbed, in the pads of the fingers and toes, ears, hands, feet, and in many parts and organs of the body. The afferent arteriole enters the conne...
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glomus

1. A small globular body. ... 2. A highly organised arteriolovenular anastomosis forming a tiny nodular focus in the nailbed, pads of the fingers and toes, ears, hands, and feet and many other organs of the body. The afferent arteriole enters the connective tissue capsule of the glomus, becomes devoid of an internal elastic membrane, and develops a...
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glomus

(glo´mәs) pl. glom´era a small body composed primarily of fine arterioles connecting directly with veins, and having a rich nerve supply. glomus caroticum , carotid glomus carotid body. glomus choroideum an enlargement of the choroid p...
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glomus

glomus 1. A small globular body. 2. A highly organized arteriolovenular anastomosis (a vessel that directly interconnects an artery and a vein) forming a tiny nodular focus in the nailbed, pads of the fingers and toes, ears, hands, and feet and many other organs of the body. The afferent arteriole enters the connective tissue capsule of the glomu...
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Glomus

Glomus (Latin for `ball`) can refer to: ...
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Glomus

[fungus] Glomus is a genus of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi, and all species form symbiotic relationships (mycorrhizas) with plant roots. Glomus is the largest genus of AM fungi, with ca. 85 species described, but is currently defined as non-monophyletic. ==Classification== Glomus is the only genus in the family Glomeraceae, in the divi...
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