argentophil


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argentophil

[är′jen·tə‚fil]
(biology)
Of cells, tissues, or other structures, having an affinity for silver.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cammermeyer, "Argentophil neuronal perikarya and neurofibrils induced by postmortem trauma and hypertonic perfusates," Acta Anatomica, vol.