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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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Benign tumors consisting of glomus cells may be subdivided into two types: glomus tumors and glomuvenous malformations or glomangiomas.
O genero Acaulospora destacou-se em todos os locais, nas duas epocas, com maior numero de especies no total (oito especies), seguidos dos generos Glomus (tres especies), Gigaspora, Rhizoglomus e Scutellospora (com duas especies) e Ambispora, Cetraspora, Corymbiglomus, Entrophospora, Fuscutata e Sclerocystis (com uma especie cada).
Inocula of the mycorrhizal fungi Acaulospora longula, Gigaspora albida, Glomus clarum, and Claroideoglomus etunicatum were obtained from the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE).
A greenhouse experiment was run for 9 months to test the effects of earthworms (endogeic, Pontoscolex corethrurus; and epigeic, Dichogaster bolaui) and AMF (none, Glomus etunicatum and Scutellospora verrucosa) on water-stable aggregation, glomalin levels in aggregate size classes and crop performance.
We describe a method of endoscopic resection of glomus tympanicum tumors in 5 adults who had undergone endoscopic or endoscopyassisted resection.
83 VTs were detected from the soil and root samples with the high-throughput sequencing analysis, which belonged to 3 classes (Archaeosporomycetes; Glomeromycetes; Paraglomeromycetes), 4 orderes (Archaeosporales; Diversisporales; Glomerales;Paraglomerales), 7 families (Ambisporaceae, Archaeosporaceae; Acaulosporaceae, Diversisporaceae;,Claroideog lomeraceae, Glomeraceae; Paraglomeraceae), 8 genera (Ambispora, Archaeospora; Acaulospora, Diversisporav, Redeckera; Claroideoglomus, Glomus; Paraglomus) (Table 3).
They cover otosclerosis surgery; chronic ear disease surgery; canalplasty; cholesterol granuloma; cerebral spinal fluid leaks, encephalocele,or pseudo-meningocele; posterior fossa tumor surgery; glomus tumors; hypoglossal foramen and foreman magnum tumors; endolymphatic sac tumors; carcinoma involving the temporal bone; implantable middle ear devices; cochlear implant surgery; auditory brainstem implant; surgery for Meniere disease; repair of superior semicircular canal dehiscence; surgery for benign positional postural vertigo; facial decompression; and facial nerve repair and facial palsy rehabilitation.
She was diagnosed as a case of glomus tumour of the same fingertip and underwent excision seven years back in our institution.
Glomus tumor is a mesenchymal tumor comprising smooth muscle cells known as glomus cells; it is responsible for thermoregulation (1).
Glomus tumor is a rare benign mesenchymal neoplasm.