chromaffin cell

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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.
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