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hydrargyrism

[hahy-drahr-juh-riz-uh m] /haɪˈdrɑr dʒəˌrɪz əm/
noun, Pathology
Also, hydrargyria
[hahy-drahr-jir-ee-uh] /ˌhaɪ drɑrˈdʒɪr i ə/ (Show IPA),
hydrargyriasis
[hahy-drahr-juh-rahy-uh-sis] /haɪˌdrɑr dʒəˈraɪ ə sɪs/ (Show IPA)
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hydrargyria

/ˌhaɪdrɑːˈdʒəɪrɪə/
noun
1.
(med) mercury poisoning
Word Origin
C17: see hydrargyrum
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