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pheochromoblast

Pronunciation: fe'o-kro'mo-blast

Definition: A primordial chromaffin cell that, with sympathetoblasts, enters into the formation of the adrenal gland.

[G. phaios, dusky, + chroma, color, + blastos, germ]

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