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mercurialism

[mer-kyoo r-ee-uh-liz-uh m] /mərˈkyʊər i əˌlɪz əm/
noun, Pathology
1.
poisoning by mercury.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; mercurial + -ism
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  • Definite symptoms of chronic mercurialism may not appear until after six months of exposure, or longer.
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mercurialism

/mɜːˈkjʊərɪəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
poisoning caused by chronic ingestion of mercury
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mercurialism in Medicine

mercurialism mer·cu·ri·al·ism (mər-kyur'ē-ə-lĭz'əm)
n.
See mercury poisoning.

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