Argyrophilia

 

  

 

The ability to stain black with silver salts by reducing silver salts to metallic silver. Argyrophilic cells are mostly APUD cells and cells of the paraneuron family. Hence they are mostly endocrine in nature.

 

Roll over mouse to stain thyroid section with argyrophilic reaction and note argyrophilic C cells
         

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