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argyrophil (s) (noun), argyrophils (pl)
A cell or other part of the body that is easily stained or impregnated with silver: Argyophils can be stained with silver solutions.
argyrophil (adjective), more argyrophil, most argyrophil
Pertaining to tissue elements that are capable of impregnation with silver ions and being made visible after an external reducing agent is used: Ted's argyrophil condition refers to cells that bind with silver salts which can then be reduced to produce a brown or black stain.
This entry is located in the following units: argyro-, argyr- (page 1) philo-, phil-, -phile, -philia, -philic, -philous, -phily, -philiac, -philist, -philism (page 9)