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hepatic siderosis hepatic hemosiderosis.
urinary siderosis hemosiderinuria.
Excessive deposition of iron in the liver, found in patients with cirrhosis and hemochromatosis.
See also: siderosis
1. a form of pneumoconiosis due to the inhalation of iron or other metallic particles.
2. excess of iron in the blood.
3. the deposit of iron in the tissues.
the deposit of an abnormal quantity of iron in the liver.
the presence of hemosiderin granules in the urine.