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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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When arterial branch dilatation affects a cluster of vessels, it is termed an angiomatoid lesion Grade V (hallmark Plexiform Plexus of lesion) proliferation capillary-like channels within a dilated arterial branch of the thick-walled parent artery that yields a glomoid appearance to the vessel + overlying thrombotic material Grade VI (rare) Vascular necrosis + Fibrinoid necrosis inflammation of smooth muscle in the vascular media + a necrotizing arteritis with either lymphocytes or neutrophils
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Additional pattern showed clusters of epithelioid glomoid cells, with well-defined eosinophilic cytoplasm and ovoid bland nuclei, surrounding small-sized vessels (Figure 1, B).