[gloh-kid-ee-uh m] /gloʊˈkɪd i əm/
noun, plural glochidia
[gloh-kid-ee-uh] /gloʊˈkɪd i ə/ (Show IPA)
the larva of a freshwater mussel of the family Unionidae that lives as a temporary parasite in the gills or on other external parts of fishes.
noun (pl) -chidia (-ˈkɪdɪə)
a barbed hair, esp among the spore masses of water ferns and on certain other plants
a parasitic larva of certain freshwater mussels that attaches itself to the fins or gills of fish by hooks or suckers
/ɡlɒk/ noun 1. trademark a type of pistol
[glok-uh n-speel, -shpeel] /ˈglɒk ənˌspil, -ˌʃpil/ noun 1. a musical instrument composed of a set of graduated steel bars mounted in a frame and struck with hammers, used especially in bands. /ˈɡlɒkənˌspiːl; -ˌʃpiːl/ noun 1. a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned metal plates played with a pair of small hammers n. 1825, […]
[gluhg, gloo g; Swedish glœg] /glʌg, glʊg; Swedish glœg/ noun 1. a hot wine punch containing brandy or aquavit and traditionally flavored with almonds, raisins, cloves, and cinnamon. /ɡlɒɡ/ noun 1. a hot alcoholic mixed drink, originally from Sweden, consisting of sweetened brandy, red wine, bitters or other flavourings, and blanched almonds
glomangiosis glo·man·gi·o·sis (glō-mān’jē-ō’sĭs, glō’mān-) n. The occurrence of multiple complexes of small vascular channels, each resembling a glomus.