[ är-jĭr′ē-ə, -jī′rē-ə ]
Save This Word!
A slate-gray or bluish discoloration of the skin and deep tissues due to the deposit of insoluble albuminate of silver.argyrism
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?
Other words from argyriaar•gyr′ic adj.
Words nearby argyria
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
How to use argyria in a sentence
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
Chronic nitrate of silver poisoning is characterized by argyria.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|W. G. Aitchison Robertson