argyrophilic cells

ar·gyr·o·phil·ic cells

cells that bind silver salts but that precipitate silver only in the presence of a reducing agent.
See also: enteroendocrine cells, apud.
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A post-hoc (Tukey) analysis was carried out to test for significant differences in amounts of argyrophilic cells between different positions of abomasum.
The different amounts of argyrophilic cells in the yak abomasum (n = 10).