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argyrophilic

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adjective ar·gyr·o·phil·ic \ˌär-jə-(ˌ)rō-ˈfil-ik, -rə-\
variants: also

argyrophil

\ˈär-jə-(ˌ)rō-ˌfil, -rə-\play or

argyrophile

\-ˌfīl\play

Medical Definition of argyrophilic

  1. :  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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