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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.]
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glomus

(ˈɡləʊməs)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy a small anastomosis in an artery or vein
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glo·mus

n. L. glomo, bola, grupo de arteriolas conectadas directamente a las venas, ricas en inervación.
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