pheochromoblast


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pheochromoblast

 [fe″o-kro´mo-blast]
any of the embryonic structures that develop into chromaffin(pheochrome) cells.

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]

pheochromoblast

/pheo·chro·mo·blast/ (fe″o-kro´mah-blast) any of the embryonic structures that develop into chromaffin(pheochrome) cells.

pheochromoblast, phaeochromoblast

any of the embryonic structures that develop into chromaffin (pheochrome) cells.