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[kroh-muh-fohb] /ˈkroʊ məˌfoʊb/

Also, chromophobic. Histology. not staining readily.
Cell Biology. a chromophobe cell in the pituitary gland.

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


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