Auriasis

Auriasis --> chrysiasis

a permanent slate-gray discoloration of the skin and sclera resulting from deposition of gold in the connective tissue of the skin and eye together with increased melanin formation after administration of gold.

Synonym: auriasis, aurochromoderma, chrysoderma.

Origin: g. Chrysos, gold

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