glomus jugulare

[ jŭg′yə-lârē ]

n.

A microscopic collection of chemoreceptor tissue in the adventitia of the bulb of the jugular vein.

Nearby words

  1. glomerulus,
  2. glomi,
  3. glomma,
  4. glomus,
  5. glomus choroideum,
  6. glomus jugulare tumor,
  7. glomus tumor,
  8. gloom,
  9. gloom and doom,
  10. glooms


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