[ păr′ə-găng′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.chromaffin body
Words nearby paraganglion
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