Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Botany A dense compact cluster of flowers.
  • noun Anatomy A glomerulus.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A glomerulus.
  • noun Specifically In botany: A cymose inflorescence condensed into the form of a head, as in the flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) and globe-thistle.
  • noun A soredium. Hoblyn. Also glome.
  • noun In certain Ustilagineœ, a cluster of spores which cohere together.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A head or dense cluster of flowers, formed by condensation of a cyme, as in the flowering dogwood.
  • noun (Anat.) A glomerulus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany A head or dense cluster of flowers, formed by condensation of a cyme, as in the flowering dogwood.
  • noun anatomy A glomerulus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a compacted or sessile cyme

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin glomerulus; see glomerulus.]

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Diminutive of Latin glomus ball.

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