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argyria ar·gyr·i·a (är-jĭr'ē-ə, -jī'rē-ə)
n.
A slate-gray or bluish discoloration of the skin and deep tissues due to the deposit of insoluble albuminate of silver. Also called argyrism.


ar·gyr'ic adj.
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