Definition of osmiophilic in English:

osmiophilic

adjective

Biology
  • Having an affinity for or staining readily with osmic acid or osmium tetroxide.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. From osmio- + -philic.

Pronunciation

osmiophilic

/ˌɒzmɪə(ʊ)ˈfɪlɪk/