The head of the epididymis, the structure just behind the testis.
- Globus minor
The tail of the epididymis, a cordlike structure just behind the testis.
- Globus pallidus
A comparatively pale-looking, spherical area in the brain. The globus pallidus is specifically part of the lentiform nucleus, which in turn is part of the striate body, a component of the basal ganglia. Also called pale globe, palladum, and paleostriatum.
Pertaining to the glomerulus, a tiny structure in the kidney that filters the blood to form urine.
Of or pertaining to the tongue. Glossal is used as both an adjective and a compound word, as in hypoglossal nerve and thyroglossal cyst. From the Greek glossa meaning tongue.
Inflammation of the tongue. There are many possible causes of glossitis, including vitamin B12 deficiency, Sjogren’s syndrome, and side effects of medications or chemotherapy.