mer·​cu·​ri·​al·​ism (ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇r-ē-ə-ˌliz-əm How to pronounce mercurialism (audio)
: chronic poisoning with mercury (as from industrial contacts with the metal or its fumes)

called also hydrargyria, hydrargyrism

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“Mercurialism.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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