argentaffin ar·gen·taf·fin (är-jěn’tə-fĭn)
Of or relating to cells or tissue elements that reduce silver ions in solution, thereby staining brown or black.
argentaffinoma argentaffinoma ar·gen·taf·fi·no·ma (är-jěn’tə-fə-nō’mə, är’jən-tāf’ə-) n. See carcinoid tumor.
- Argentaffin cell
argentaffin cell argentaffin cell n. See enteroendocrine cell.
of, pertaining to, containing, or resembling silver. Historical Examples Silver-like; pertaining to, resembling, or sounding like silver; argental. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley Another ore of gold is the alloy with silver, or argental gold, the electrum of Pliny, […]
a city in N France, on the Seine near Paris. Historical Examples I would have escorted him home safely after emptying our pot of Argenteuil. The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer Eugne Sue Before them lay the village of Argenteuil, apparently lifeless. Original Short Stories of Maupassant, Volume 1 Guy de Maupassant She had […]