enterochromaffin

adjective
en·tero·chro·maf·fin | \ˌen-tə-rō-ˈkrō-mə-fən \

Definition of enterochromaffin 

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

First Known Use of enterochromaffin

circa 1941, in the meaning defined above

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enterochromaffin

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

Medical Definition of enterochromaffin 

: 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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