Nonchromaffin | definition of nonchromaffin by Medical dictionary
lacking chromaffin characteristic.
the chemoreceptor organs such as the aortic and carotid bodies.
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Lack of malignancy is determined only by the absence of spread of the tumor to nonchromaffin
tissues over time.
Paragangliomas traditionally are divided into chromaffin paragangliomas (associated with the sympathetic nervous system) and nonchromaffin
paragangliomas (associated with the parasympathetic nervous system and derived from structures presumed to function as chemoreceptors).
The glomus jugulare, a nonchromaffin
paraganglion, in man.