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osmiophilic

adjective os·mio·phil·ic \ ˌäz-mē-ə-ˈfil-ik \

medical Definition of osmiophilic

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

osmiophily

play \ˌäz-mē-ˈäf-ə-lē\ noun plural osmiophilies

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of very fine texture or delicate form

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