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Pronunciation: kri-si'a-sis

Definition: A permanent slate-gray discoloration of the skin and sclera resulting from deposition of gold in macrophages.

Synonym(s): auriasis, aurochromoderma

[G. chrysos, gold]

See Also: chrysocyanosis

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