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globus[glo´bus] (pl. glo´bi) (L.)
2. a spherical structure.
globus hyste´ricus the subjective sensation of a lump in the throat.
globus pal´lidus the smaller and more medial part of the lentiform nucleus of the brain; it is divided into two parts, lateral and medial, by the medial medullary lamina.
difficulty in swallowing; a sensation as of a ball in the throat or as if the throat were compressed; a symptom of conversion disorder.
globus hystericusGlobus, globus pharyngeus Psychiatry A subjective sensation of compression or a lump–bolus in the throat, considered a symptom of neurosis. See Conversion disorder, Factitious disorders.
glo·bus hys·ter·i·cus(glō'bŭs his-ter'i-kŭs)
Difficulty in swallowing; a sensation as if of a ball in the throat or as if the throat were compressed; a symptom of conversion disorder