argyrophil


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argyrophil

 [ahr-ji´ro-fil]
easily impregnated with silver; said of cells or tissues that bind with silver salts, which can then be reduced to produce a brown or black stain.

ar·gyr·o·phil

, argyrophile (ar-jī'rō-fil, -fīl),
Pertaining to tissue elements that are capable of impregnation with silver ions and of becoming visible after an external reducing agent is used.
[G. argyros, silver, + philos, fond]

argyrophil

/ar·gy·ro·phil/ (ahr-ji´ro-fil) capable of binding silver salts.

argyrophil

[ärjī′rəfil]
Etymology: Gk, argyros, silver, philein, to love
a cell or other object that is easily stained or impregnated with silver.

ar·gyr·o·phil

(ahr-jir'ō-fil)
Pertaining to tissue elements that are capable of impregnation with silver ions and being made visible after an external reducing agent is used.
Synonym(s): argentophil, argentophile.
[G. argyros, silver, + philos, fond]

argyrophil

easily impregnated with silver.
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