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(krō'maf-in), Avoid the mispronunciation chromaf'fin.
Giving a brownish yellow reaction with chromic salts; denoting certain cells in the medulla of the adrenal glands and in paraganglia.
See also: chromaffin reaction.
Synonym(s): chromaphil, chromatophil (3) , chromophil (3) , chromophile, pheochrome (1)
[chrom- + L. affinis, affinity]
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