osmiophil

adjective
os·mio·phil | \ˈäzmēəˌfil\
variants: or osmiophilic \¦⸗⸗⸗¦filik \ or less commonly osmiophile \ˈ⸗⸗⸗ˌfīl \

Definition of osmiophil 

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

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Other Words from osmiophil

osmiophilia \ˌ⸗⸗⸗ˈfilēə \ noun plural -s
osmiophily \ˌäzmēˈäfəlē \ noun plural -es

History and Etymology for osmiophil

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

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