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1 an epithelioid cell surrounding a coiled arteriovenous anastomosis of a glomus body.
2 a modified smooth muscle cell.
pl. glomera [L.] a small histologically recognizable body composed primarily of fine arterioles connecting directly with veins, and having a rich nerve supply.
a specialized cell of the carotid body.
an enlargement of the choroid plexus of the lateral ventricle.
neoplasm of one of the chemoreceptors. Tumors of the glomus jugulare have been reported in a dog.