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glomerule

[glom-uh-rool] /ˈglɒm əˌrul/
noun, Botany
1.
a cyme condensed into a headlike cluster.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < Neo-Latin glomerulus glomerulus
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British Dictionary definitions for glomerule

glomerule

/ˈɡlɒməˌruːl/
noun (botany)
1.
a cymose inflorescence in the form of a ball-like cluster of flowers
2.
a ball-like cluster of spores
Derived Forms
glomerulate (ɡlɒˈmɛrʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt) adjective
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin glomerulus
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glomerule in Medicine

glomerule glom·er·ule (glŏm'ə-rōōl', glŏm'yə-)
n.
A glomerulus.


glo·mer'u·late (glō-měr'yə-lĭt) adj.
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