glomerule

glomerule

[glom-uh-rool]
noun Botany.
a cyme condensed into a headlike cluster.

Origin:
1785–95; < Neo-Latin glomerulus glomerulus

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glomerule (ˈɡlɒməˌruːl)
 
n
1.  a cymose inflorescence in the form of a ball-like cluster of flowers
2.  a ball-like cluster of spores
 
[C18: from New Latin glomerulus]
 
glomerulate
 
adj

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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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