osmiophil

adjective os·mio·phil \ˈäzmēəˌfil\
variants: or

osmiophilic

less commonly

osmiophile

Definition of osmiophil

  1. :  reacting specifically to the presence of osmium tetroxide usually by the formation of a black deposit

osmiophilia

noun, plural

-s

osmiophily

\ˌäzmēˈäfəlē\ noun, plural

-es

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Origin and Etymology of osmiophil

osmium + -o- + -phil, -phile or -philic


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