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chromophobe

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

First recorded in 1895–1900; chromo- + -phobe
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Medical definitions for chromophobe

chromophobe
[ krōmə-fōb′ ]

adj.
Resistant to stains; staining with difficulty or not at all.
n.
A cell that is resistant to stains.
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