Paraganglioma



paraganglioma par·a·gan·gli·o·ma (pār’ə-gāng’glē-ō’mə)
n.
A tumor usually derived from the chromoceptor or chromaffin tissue of a paraganglion or the medulla of the adrenal gland.

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  • Paraganglion

    paraganglion par·a·gan·gli·on (pār’ə-gāng’glē-ən) n. pl. par·a·gan·gli·a (-glē-ə) A small round body containing chromaffin cells, found near the aorta and in the kidney, liver, heart, and gonads. Also called chromaffin body.

  • Paragenesis

    [par-uh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌpær əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun, Geology. 1. the origin of minerals or mineral deposits in contact so as to affect one another’s formation. 2. the order in which the minerals in a rock or vein have crystallized. /ˌpærəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. a characteristic association of minerals in a particular type of rock or ore deposit



  • Paragenetic

    [par-uh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌpær əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun, Geology. 1. the origin of minerals or mineral deposits in contact so as to affect one another’s formation. 2. the order in which the minerals in a rock or vein have crystallized. /ˌpærəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. a characteristic association of minerals in a particular type of rock or ore deposit

  • Parageusia

    [par-uh-gyoo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌpær əˈgyu ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/ noun 1. an abnormal or hallucinatory sense of taste. parageusia par·a·geu·si·a (pār’ə-gyōō’zē-ə, -zhə, -jōō’-) n. A disordered or abnormal sense of taste.



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