chromophobe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chromo- +‎ -phobe

Noun[edit]

chromophobe (plural chromophobes)

  1. (cytology) Any cell that is resistant to staining
    • 2013, Klaus Joachim Zülch, Brain Tumors: Their Biology and Pathology:
      We have made diagnoses of medulloblastomas, astrocytomas, glioblastomatous or sarcomatous tumors, periadventitial and meningeal sarcomatoses, meningiomas, and a chromophobe adenoma.

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