pheochromocytoma


pheo·chro·mo·cy·to·ma

noun
plural pheo·chro·mo·cy·to·mas also pheo·chro·mo·cy·to·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Definition of PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA

: a tumor that is derived from chromaffin cells and is usually associated with paroxysmal or sustained hypertension

Variants of PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA

pheo·chro·mo·cy·to·ma or British phaeo·chro·mo·cy·to·ma \ˌfē-ə-ˈkrō-mə-sə-ˈtō-mə, -sī-\

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