hydrargyrism

hydrargyrism

[hahy-drahr-juh-riz-uhm]
noun Pathology.
Also, hydrargyria [hahy-drahr-jir-ee-uh] , hydrargyriasis [hahy-drahr-juh-rahy-uh-sis] .


Origin:
hydrargyr(um) + -ism

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hydrargyrism or hydrargyrism
 
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