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pheochromoblast

noun pheo·chro·mo·blast

Medical Definition of pheochromoblast

  1. :  an embryonic cell destined to give rise to chromaffin tissue especially of the adrenal medulla



Variants of pheochromoblast

or British phaeo·chro·mo·blast \ˌfē-ō-ˈkrō-mə-ˌblast\play

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