os·​mio·​phil·​ic ˌäz-mē-ə-ˈfil-ik How to pronounce osmiophilic (audio)
: reacting to or staining with osmium tetroxide usually by the formation of a black deposit
a strongly osmiophilic biological membrane
osmiophily noun
plural osmiophilies

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“Osmiophilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osmiophilic. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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