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Definition of "chromophobe" []

  • Not staining readily with dye. Used of a cell or cell structure. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chromophobe" in a sentence
  • "Previous studies have been relatively limited in terms of examining the differences between oncocytoma and chromophobe RCC."
  • "• Discriminate between two challenging kidney disease diagnoses: oncocytoma, a benign condition and chromophobe renal cell carcinoma, a malignant one."
  • "Obese and non-obese patients had similar rates for other kinds of malignant tumors, including papillary, chromophobe and collecting duct."
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