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n. 1 A fold of the mesothelium arising near the base of the mesentery in the pronephron, and containing a ball of blood vessels. 2 (rfdef: English)

Glomus (fungus)

Glomus is a genus of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi, and all species form symbiotic relationships ( mycorrhizas) with plant roots. Glomus is the largest genus of AM fungi, with ca. 85 species described, but is currently defined as non- monophyletic.


Glomus ( Latin for " ball") can refer to:

  • Glomus (fungus)
  • Glomus tumor
  • Coccygeal glomus
  • "Carotid glomus" is another name for the carotid body
  • Glomus cell
  • Glomerulus is a "small ball"