glomus jugulare glomus jug·u·lar·e (jŭg’yə-lâr’ē)
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.
[gloo-mee] /ˈglu mi/ adjective, gloomier, gloomiest. 1. dark or dim; deeply shaded: gloomy skies. 2. causing ; dismal or depressing: a gloomy prospect. 3. filled with or showing ; sad, dejected, or melancholy. 4. hopeless or despairing; pessimistic: a gloomy view of the future. /ˈɡluːmɪ/ adjective gloomier, gloomiest 1. dark or dismal 2. causing depression, […]