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

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

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

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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]