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

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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
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5c/Gray1185.png
has exact synonym
  • suprarenal medulla
  • adrenal gland medulla
  • medulla glandulae suprarenalis
  • medulla (glandula suprarenalis)
  • medulla of adrenal gland
  • medulla of suprarenal gland
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