argentaffine


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ar·gen·taf·fin

, argentaffine (ar-jen'tă-fin, -fēn),
Pertaining to cells or tissue elements that reduce silver ions in solution, thereby becoming stained brown or black.
[L. argentum, silver, + affinitas, affinity]

argentaffine

(1) Argentaffin.  
(2) Argyrophil.

ar·gen·taf·fin

, argentaffine (ahr-jen'tă-fin, -fēn)
Pertaining to cells or tissue elements that reduce silver ions in solution, thereby becoming stained brown or black.
[L. argentum, silver, + affinitas, affinity]

argentaffin

, argentaffine (ar-jent′ă-fĭn) (-fĭn, -fēn″) [ argentum + L. affinis, associated with]
Pert. to cells that react with silver salts, thus taking a brown or black stain.
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