osmiophilic

adjective
os·​mio·​phil·​ic | \ ˌäz-mē-ə-ˈfil-ik How to pronounce osmiophilic (audio) \

Medical Definition of osmiophilic

: reacting to or staining with osmium tetroxide usually by the formation of a black deposit a strongly osmiophilic biological membrane

Other Words from osmiophilic

osmiophily \ ˌäz-​mē-​ˈäf-​ə-​lē How to pronounce osmiophily (audio) \ noun, plural osmiophilies

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