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chromophobe

Pronunciation: kro'mo-fob

Definition: Resistant to stains, staining with difficulty or not at all; denoting certain degranulated cells in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland.

Synonym(s): chromophobic

[chromo- + G. phobos, fear]

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