chromophobe

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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.

chromophobe

(ˈkrəʊməˌfəʊb) histology
n
a cell that does not take a stain easily
adj
not taking a stain easily

chro•mo•phobe

(ˈkroʊ məˌfoʊb)

also chro`mo•pho′bic,



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

chro·mo·phobe

n. cromófobo, tipo de célula que ofrece resistencia al color.
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Normal anterior pituitary gland shows an acinar pattern best outlined by reticulin stain and assortment of cell types with varying tinctures of basophilic, acidophilic, or chromophobic cytoplasm on H&E or special stains, such as periodic acid-Schiff-orange G.
Photos show lymphocytes with multiple chromophobic areas in their cytoplasm.
5] Subtypes of RCC, such as clear cell, chromophilic (papillary), chromophobic, oncocytic and those originating from collective blood, are the most prevalent.