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Anterior pituitary acidophil

In the anterior pituitary, the term "acidophil" is used to describe two different types of cells:

When using standard staining techniques, they cannot be distinguished from each other (though they can be distinguished from basophils and chromophobes)[1], and are therefore identified simply as "acidophils".

See also


  1. ^ Histology at BU 14002loa
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