nonchromaffin

nonchromaffin

lacking chromaffin characteristic.

nonchromaffin paraganglia
the chemoreceptor organs such as the aortic and carotid bodies.
nonchromaffin paraganglionoma
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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.