hematochromatosis


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hemochromatosis

 [he″mo-kro″mah-to´sis]
a disorder of iron metabolism with excess deposition of iron in the tissues, bronze skin pigmentation, cirrhosis of the liver, and diabetes mellitus; see also hemosiderosis and siderosis. Called also bronze diabetes and iron storage disease. adj., adj hemochromatot´ic.

hematochromatosis

(hem?a-to-kro?ma-to'sis) [? + chroma, color, + osis, condition] Hemochromatosis.

hematochromatosis

hemochromatosis.