glomerulosa cell glo·mer·u·lo·sa cell (glō-měr’yə-lō’sə, -zə)
A cell of the zona glomerulosa of the adrenal cortex that is the source of aldosterone.
glomerulosclerosis glo·mer·u·lo·scle·ro·sis (glō-měr’yə-lō-sklə-rō’sĭs) n. Hyaline deposits or scarring within the renal glomeruli, a degenerative process occurring in association with renal arteriosclerosis or diabetes.
[gloh-mer-yuh-luh s, gluh-] /gloʊˈmɛr yə ləs, glə-/ noun, plural glomeruli [gloh-mer-yuh-lahy, gluh-] /gloʊˈmɛr yəˌlaɪ, glə-/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. a compact cluster of capillaries. 2. Also called Malpighian tuft. a tuft of convoluted capillaries in the nephron of a kidney, functioning to remove certain substances from the blood before it flows into the convoluted tubule. […]
[glawm-mah] /ˈglɔm mɑ/ noun 1. a river in E Norway, flowing S into the Skagerrak. 375 miles (605 km) long. /Norwegian ˈɡlɔma/ noun 1. a river in SE Norway, rising near the border with Sweden and flowing generally south to the Skagerrak: the largest river in Scandinavia; important for hydroelectric power and floating timber. Length: […]
[glom] /glɒm/ Slang. verb (used with object), glommed, glomming. 1. to steal. 2. to catch or grab. 3. to look at. noun 4. a look or glimpse. Verb phrases 5. glom onto, to take hold or possession of: He wanted to glom onto some of that money. /ɡlɒm/ verb (slang) 1. (transitive) foll by on […]