Medical Dictionary

pheochromocytoma


pheochromocytoma

noun pheo·chro·mo·cy·to·ma
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-\
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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