chromaffin cell

(redirected from Chromaffin granule)
Also found in: Medical.

chromaffin cell

[krō′ma·fən ‚sel]
(histology)
Any cell of the suprarenal organs in lower vertebrates, of the adrenal medulla in mammals, of the paraganglia, or of the carotid bodies that stains with chromium salts.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Demonstration of the ascorbate dependence of membrane-bound dopamine [beta]-monooxygenase in adrenal chromaffin granule ghosts.