<pathology> A group of apparently unrelated endocrine cells found throughout the body which have a number of similar characteristics and which make a number of hormones with similar structures (including serotonin, epinephrine, dopamine, neurotensin, and norepinephrine.

See: Amine Precursor Uptake and Decarboxylation.

(10 Jan 1998)

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