enterochromaffin

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

Definition of enterochromaffin

  1. :  of or relating to epithelial cells of the intestinal mucosa that stain especially with chromium salts and usually contain serotonin

Circa 1941

First Known Use of enterochromaffin

circa 1941


Medical Dictionary

enterochromaffin

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adjective en·tero·chro·maf·fin \ˌent-ə-rō-ˈkrō-mə-fən\

Medical Definition of enterochromaffin

  1. :  of, relating to, or being epithelial cells of the intestinal mucosa that stain especially with chromium salts and usually contain serotonin


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