pheochromoblast


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pheochromoblast

[‚fē·ō′krō·mə‚blast]
(histology)
A precursor of a pheochromocyte.
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In the fetus, paraganglionic tissue is derived from pheochromoblasts, the largest concentration present at a level extending from either the root of the inferior mesenteric artery or the renal artery to the aortic bifurcation, known as the organ(s) of Zuckerkandl.