Definition of Silver
Silver: A metal used in some medications and in many "natural" remedies, as well as in silver amalgam for filling cavities in teeth. Silver has antibiotic properties. However, overuse of silver, or use of products containing silver by people with certain health conditions, can result in silver poisoning (argyria).
See also argyria.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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