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.

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