Chromaffin cells. Definition

Medical Definition: Chromaffin cells

Type of cell that produces neurohormones (chemicals produced by nerve cells and used to send signals to other cells) and released into the blood. Chromaffin cells produce epinephrine (adrenaline) and norepinephrine (noradrenaline). This type of cell found in the adrenal glands or groups of nerve cells called ganglia.

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