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glo·mus

 (glō′məs)
n. pl. glom·er·a (glŏm′ər-ə)
A small body, such as the carotid body, consisting of an anastomosis between fine arterioles and veins and supporting structures.

[Latin.]

glomus

(ˈɡləʊməs)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy a small anastomosis in an artery or vein
Translations

glo·mus

n. L. glomo, bola, grupo de arteriolas conectadas directamente a las venas, ricas en inervación.
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The glomus cell is round, regular shaped with a sharply punched out rounded nucleus.
Our final diagnosis was glomus cell tumor solid variant.
Glomus tumors show abundant dilated, thin-walled blood vessels, are lined by a single layer of endothelial cells, and are surrounded by nests of uniform and round glomus cells, which are strongly positive for smooth muscle actin and vimentin.
Features of diffuse proliferation of glomus cells in addition to the vessels are also seen.