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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.
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difficulty in swallowing; a sensation as of a ball in the throat or as if the throat were compressed; a symptom of conversion disorder.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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
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globus hystericusThe sensation of having a ‘lump in the throat’ which cannot be swallowed. This is due to an abnormal constriction of the muscles surrounding the lower part of the throat (pharynx) and is a feature of acute anxiety, depression or mental conflict.
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