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pheochromocytoma

noun pheo·chro·mo·cy·to·ma

Medical Definition of pheochromocytoma

plural pheochromocytomas also pheochromocytomata \-mət-ə\play

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



Variants of pheochromocytoma

or British phaeochromocytoma \ˌfē-ə-ˈkrō-mə-sə-ˈtō-mə, -sī-\play

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