the inner portion of the adrenal gland that consists mainly of chromaffin cells which produce, store and secrete neurotransmitters such as epinephrine and norepinephrine [ MESH:A06.407.071.265 http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/llw2 MP:0008289 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
medulla glandulae suprarenalis [ FMA:15633 FMA:TA ]

definition

the inner portion of the adrenal gland that consists mainly of chromaffin cells which produce, store and secrete neurotransmitters such as epinephrine and norepinephrine

depicted by

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has exact synonym

medulla glandulae suprarenalis

medulla of suprarenal gland

medulla of adrenal gland

medulla (glandula suprarenalis)

adrenal gland medulla

suprarenal medulla

has related synonym

chromaffin cells

medulla of glandula suprarenalis

adrenal central medulla

homology notes

All craniates have groups of cells homologous to the mammalian adrenocortical and chromaffin tissues (medulla), but they are scattered in and near the kidneys in fishes. (...) The cortical and chromaffin tissues come together to form adrenal glands in tetrapods.[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0001236