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Medical Term:

argentaffin

Pronunciation: ar-jen′tă-fin, -fēn

Definition

Pertaining to cells or tissue elements that reduce silver ions in solution, thereby becoming stained brown or black.

[L. argentum, silver, + affinitas, affinity]

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