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

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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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