argentation


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ar·gen·ta·tion

(ar'jen-tā'shŭn),
Impregnation with a silver salt.
See also: argyria.
[L. argentum, silver]
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argentation

An obsolete term for either:
(1) Treatment with silver salts; or
(2) Impregnation of tissues with silver-based compounds, including nitrates or salts.
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Sections of liver stained with haematoxylin and eosin, Van Gieson and Gomori's reticulin argentation revealed increased portal collagenous tissue, sclerosis and thrombosis of small branches of portal veins, arterialisation of portal vein and regenerative hyperplastic nodules (Figure 3 a & b).