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chromophobe

[kroh-muh-fohb]
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adjective
  1. Also chro·mo·pho·bic. Histology. not staining readily.
noun
  1. Cell Biology. a chromophobe cell in the pituitary gland.

Origin of chromophobe

First recorded in 1895–1900; chromo- + -phobe
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chromophobe in Medicine

chromophobe

(krōmə-fōb′)
adj.
  1. Resistant to stains; staining with difficulty or not at all.
n.
  1. A cell that is resistant to stains.
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