sympathochromaffin cell


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sym·pa·tho·chro·maf·fin cell

the cell type in the embryonic suprarenal gland from which both sympathetic ganglion cells and chromaffin cells are developed.
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sympathochromaffin cell

A chromaffin cell of ectodermal origin present in the fetal adrenal gland. Sympathetic and medullary cells originate from these cells.
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