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See also: glomérule



Diminutive of Latin glomus ball.


glomerule (plural glomerules)

  1. (botany) A head or dense cluster of flowers, formed by condensation of a cyme, as in the flowering dogwood.
  2. (anatomy) A glomerulus.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for glomerule in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)