Definition of Pheochromocytoma in English :

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Pheochromocytoma meaning in English

Meaning of Pheochromocytoma in English

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1. phaeochromocytoma, pheochromocytoma

a vascular tumor of the adrenal gland; hypersecretion of epinephrine results in intermittent or sustained hypertension

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see synonyms of pheochromocytoma
n. pl. phe·o·chro·mo·cy·to·mas or phe·o·chro·mo·cy·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A usually benign tumor of the adrenal medulla or the sympathetic nervous system in which the affected cells secrete increased amounts of epinephrine or norepinephrine.

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