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chro·mo·phobe

 (krō′mə-fōb′) also chro·mo·pho·bic (-fō′bĭk)
adj.
Not staining readily with dye. Used of a cell or cell structure.
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chromophobe

(ˈkrəʊməˌfəʊb) histology
n
a cell that does not take a stain easily
adj
not taking a stain easily
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chro•mo•phobe

(ˈkroʊ məˌfoʊb)

also chro`mo•pho′bic,



adj.
not staining readily: chromophobe cells.
[1895–1900]
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Translations

chro·mo·phobe

n. cromófobo, tipo de célula que ofrece resistencia al color.
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The absorption of UV-Vis radiation by molecules and compounds is due to the electronic transitions of certain groups that make them called chromophobes. These are unsaturated groups, with a large number of electrons responsible for the absorption of UV and Vis radiation.
(20) This method uses high concentration of the synthetic antioxidant Butylated Hydroxy Toluene (BHT) to prevent artefactual formation of lipid hydro peroxides during the assay and applies a baseline correction to the absorbance value, to avoid chromophobes other than MDA- TBA condensation product such as sialic acid, interfering with the assay.
Identifying monotony of the shed cells is critical in diagnosing adenoma, as opposed to the mixed cell population (chromophobes, acidophils, basophils) of normal anterior pituitary.