- 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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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