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argentaffin

adjective ar·gen·taf·fin \ är-ˈjent-ə-fən \
variants: or argentaffine play \-fən, -ˌfēn\

medical Definition of argentaffin

1 a :depositing reduced silver from ammoniated silver hydroxide solutions used of certain cell granules containing phenols or polyamines
b :of, relating to, or being argentaffin cells

argentaffinity

play \-ˌjent-ə-ˈfin-ət-ē\ noun plural -ties

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