glomus tumor

n.

A painful tumor composed of specialized pericytes that are usually arranged in single encapsulated nodular masses that occur almost exclusively in the skin.angiomyoneuroma angioneuromyoma glomangioma

Nearby words

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


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