chromaffin

adjective chro·maf·fin \ ˈkrō-mə-fən \

Definition of chromaffin

:staining deeply with chromium salts
  • chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla

Origin and Etymology of chromaffin

International Scientific Vocabulary chrom- + Latin affinis bordering on, related — more at affinity


Medical Dictionary

chromaffin

adjective chro·maf·fin \ ˈkrō-mə-fən \

medical Definition of chromaffin

:staining deeply with chromium salts
  • chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla

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