[ är-jĭr′ē-ə, -jī′rē-ə ]
A slate-gray or bluish discoloration of the skin and deep tissues due to the deposit of insoluble albuminate of silver.argyrism
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Other words from argyriaar•gyr′ic adj.
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Example sentences from the Web for argyria
Chronic nitrate of silver poisoning is characterized by argyria.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|W. G. Aitchison Robertson
Argyria is the term applied to the slate-like discoloration which follows the prolonged administration of silver nitrate.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon