A chromaffin paraganglion located at the bifurcation of the aorta or at the origin of the inferior mesenteric artery. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organ_of_Zuckerkandl ]

Synonyms: paraganglion of Zuckerkandl organ of Zuckerkandl

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, organ_slim

plural term
paraganglia of Zuckerkandl

comment

The largest chromaffin paraganglia, and the largest source of circulating catecholamines in the fetus and young infants, and gradually atrophies to microscopic loci[WP]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/af/Gray531.png

has related synonym

para-aortic body

paraganglia of Zuckerkandl

id

UBERON:0001237

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