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mercurialism

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noun mer·cu·ri·al·ism \(ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇r-ē-ə-ˌliz-əm\

Medical Definition of mercurialism

  1. :  chronic poisoning with mercury (as from industrial contacts with the metal or its fumes)—called also hydrargyria, hydrargyrism


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