chromophobic cell

chromophobic cell

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  • chromophobe — /kroh meuh fohb /, adj. 1. Also, chromophobic. Histol. not staining readily. n. 2. Cell Biol. a chromophobe cell in the pituitary gland. [1895 1900; CHROMO + PHOBE] * * * …   Universalium

  • chromophobe — Resistant to stains, staining with difficulty or not at all; denoting certain degranulated cells in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland. SYN: chromophobic. [chromo + G. phobos, fear] * * * chro·mo·phobe krō mə .fōb also chro·mo·pho·bic .krō… …   Medical dictionary

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