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chromophobe

[kroh-muh-fohb] /ˈkroʊ məˌfoʊb/
adjective
1.
Also, chromophobic. Histology. not staining readily.
noun
2.
Cell Biology. a chromophobe cell in the pituitary gland.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; chromo- + -phobe
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chromophobe in Medicine

chromophobe chro·mo·phobe (krō'mə-fōb') or chro·mo·pho·bic (krō'mə-fō'bĭk)
adj.
Resistant to stains; staining with difficulty or not at all. n.
A cell that is resistant to stains.

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