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argentaffin

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adjective ar·gen·taf·fin \är-ˈjent-ə-fən\
variants: or

argentaffine

\-fən, -ˌfēn\play play

Medical Definition of argentaffin

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

  2. 2:  argyrophilic

argentaffinity

\-ˌjent-ə-ˈfin-ət-ē\play noun plural

argentaffinities


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