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Pronunciation: ar-jī′rō-fil, -fīl

Definition: Pertaining to tissue elements that are capable of impregnation with silver ions and of becoming visible after an external reducing agent is used.

Synonym(s): argentophil, argentophile

[G. argyros, silver, + philos, fond]

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