- a cyme condensed into a headlike cluster.
Origin of glomerule
1785–95; < New Latin glomerulus glomerulus
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A Glomerule is a cyme still more compacted, so as to imitate a head.The Elements of Botany
- a cymose inflorescence in the form of a ball-like cluster of flowers
- a ball-like cluster of spores
Word Origin for glomerule
C18: from New Latin glomerulus
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- A glomerulus.
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