glomus choroideum glomus cho·roi·de·um (kô-roi’dē-əm, kə-)
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.
- Glomus tumor
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. Also called angiomyoneuroma, angioneuromyoma, glomangioma.
noun 1. an account or prediction of adversity, especially in economic or business affairs; bad news: a trade journal full of gloom and doom about next year’s trends.