pheochromoblast


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pheochromoblast

 [fe″o-kro´mo-blast]
any of the embryonic structures that develop into chromaffin(pheochrome) cells.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

phe·o·chro·mo·blast

(fē'ō-krō'mō-blast),
A primordial chromaffin cell that, with sympathetoblasts, enters into the formation of the adrenal gland.
[G. phaios, dusky, + chrōma, color, + blastos, germ]
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