chrysiasis chry·si·a·sis (krĭ-sī’ə-sĭs)
A permanent slate-gray discoloration of the skin and sclera resulting from deposition of gold in the connective tissue of the skin and eye after the therapeutic administration of gold salts. Also called chrysoderma.
[krahy-sip-uh s, kri-] /kraɪˈsɪp əs, krɪ-/ noun 1. 280–209? b.c, Greek Stoic philosopher.
[krahys-ler] /ˈkraɪs lər/ noun 1. Walter Percy, 1875–1940, U.S. automobile manufacturer. U.S. automobile corporation, organized 1925 as Chrysler Corporation by Walter P. Chrysler (1875-1940) out of the old Maxwell Motor Co. (Maxwell produced a car named Chrysler in 1924). The name is a spelling variant of German Kreisler, perhaps related to kreisel “spinning top,” but […]
1. a combining form meaning “gold,” used in the formation of compound words: chrysolite. combining form 1. indicating gold or the colour of gold: chryselephantine, chrysolite chryso- or chrys- pref. Gold; golden: chrysotherapy.
[kris-uh-ber-uh l] /ˈkrɪs əˌbɛr əl/ noun 1. a mineral, beryllium aluminate, BeAl 2 O 4 , occurring in green or yellow crystals, sometimes used as a gem. /ˈkrɪsəˌbɛrɪl/ noun 1. a rare very hard greenish-yellow mineral consisting of beryllium aluminate in orthorhombic crystalline form and occurring in coarse granite: used as a gemstone in the […]