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argyrophilic

play
adjective ar·gyr·o·phil·ic \ ˌär-jə-(ˌ)rō-ˈfil-ik, -rə- \
variants: also argyrophil play \ˈär-jə-(ˌ)rō-ˌfil, -rə-\ or argyrophile play \-ˌfīl\

medical Definition of argyrophilic

:having an affinity for silver used of certain cells, structures, or tissues that selectively reduce silver salts to metallic silver
  • argyrophilic cytoplasmic inclusions

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