chromophobe

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adjective chro·mo·phobe \-ˌfōb\

Definition of chromophobe

  1. :  resisting staining with dyes

First Known Use of chromophobe

circa 1909


Medical Dictionary

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chromophobe

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adjective chro·mo·phobe \ˈkrō-mə-ˌfōb\
variants: also

chromophobic

\ˌkrō-mə-ˈfō-bik\play

Medical Definition of chromophobe

  1. :  not readily absorbing stains :  difficult to stain chromophobe tumors

chromophoby

\ˈkrō-mə-ˌfō-bē, krō-ˈmäf-ə-bē\play play noun plural

chromophobies


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chromophobe

noun chro·mo·phobe

Medical Definition of chromophobe

  1. :  a chromophobe cell especially of the pituitary gland

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