enterochromaffin


en·tero·chro·maf·fin

adjective \-ˈkrō-mə-fən\

Definition of ENTEROCHROMAFFIN

:  of or relating to epithelial cells of the intestinal mucosa that stain especially with chromium salts and usually contain serotonin

First Known Use of ENTEROCHROMAFFIN

circa 1941

en·tero·chro·maf·fin

adjective \ˌent-ə-rō-ˈkrō-mə-fən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ENTEROCHROMAFFIN

: of, relating to, or being epithelial cells of the intestinal mucosa that stain especially with chromium salts and usually contain serotonin

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