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Definition / General
- Argyrophilic cells/tissues contain a substance that reduces silver solution to metallic silver after exposure to an extraneous reducing agent, such as hydroquinone or formalin
- Argyrophilic stains: Grimelius (with Bouin's fixative), Churukian-Schenk’s modification, Pascual's