Glom on to



verb phrase

To acquire; grab; seize; latch on to: how many times the authorities might have glommed onto this man but didn’t (1907+ Underworld & hoboes)

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  • Glomus

    [gloh-muh s] /ˈgloʊ məs/ noun, plural glomera [glom-er-uh] /ˈglɒm ər ə/ (Show IPA), glomi [gloh-mahy] /ˈgloʊ maɪ/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. a small globular body. glomus glo·mus (glō’məs) n. pl. glom·er·a (glŏm’ər-ə)

  • Glomus choroideum

    glomus choroideum glomus cho·roi·de·um (kô-roi’dē-əm, kə-) n. The marked enlargement of the choroid plexus of the lateral ventricle of the brain at the junction of the central part with the inferior horn.



  • Glomus jugulare

    glomus jugulare glomus jug·u·lar·e (jŭg’yə-lâr’ē) n. A microscopic collection of chemoreceptor tissue in the adventitia of the bulb of the jugular vein.

  • Glomus jugulare tumor

    glomus jugulare tumor n. See chemodectoma.



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