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medulla of suprarenal gland


Definition: it is composed principally of anastomosing cords of cells in the core of the gland; the cells display a chromaffin reaction because of the presence of epinephrine and norepinephrine in their granules.

Synonym(s): medulla glandulae suprarenalisTA, medulla of adrenal gland, suprarenal medulla

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