chry·​si·​a·​sis krə-ˈsī-ə-səs How to pronounce chrysiasis (audio)
plural chrysiases -ˌsēz How to pronounce chrysiasis (audio)
: a grayish purple to grayish blue pigmentation of the skin and whites of the eyes due to deposition of gold particles in the tissues following therapeutic injections of gold salts (as in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis)

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“Chrysiasis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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