argentaffin

adjective

ar·​gen·​taf·​fin är-ˈjent-ə-fən How to pronounce argentaffin (audio)
variants or argentaffine
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
2
argentaffinity noun
plural argentaffinities

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“Argentaffin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/argentaffin. Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

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