Medical Definition of Chromaffin reaction

1. Production of a yellow-brown to brown colouration in normal and abnormal cells containing epinephrine and norepinephrine, when fresh tissue slices are placed in a dichromate-chromate mixture overnight; useful for detection of pheochromocytoma (adrenal medulla) and other tumours which produce catecholamines. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chromaffin Reaction

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