- Also chro·mo·pho·bic. Histology. not staining readily.
- Cell Biology. a chromophobe cell in the pituitary gland.
Origin of chromophobe
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- Resistant to stains; staining with difficulty or not at all.
- A cell that is resistant to stains.
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