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chrysiasis in Medicine

chrysiasis chry·si·a·sis (krĭ-sī'ə-sĭs)
A permanent slate-gray discoloration of the skin and sclera resulting from deposition of gold in the connective tissue of the skin and eye after the therapeutic administration of gold salts. Also called chrysoderma.

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