argentaffin cell

noun

variants or argentaffine cell
: any of various specialized epithelial cells of the gastrointestinal tract that stain readily with silver salts

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“Argentaffin cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/argentaffin%20cell. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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