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siderosis

 [sid″er-o´sis]
1. a form of pneumoconiosis due to the inhalation of iron particles.
3. the deposit of iron in the tissues; see also hemochromatosis and hemosiderosis.
hepatic siderosis hepatic hemosiderosis.
urinary siderosis hemosiderinuria.

sid·er·o·sis

(sid'ĕr-ō'sis),
1. A form of pneumoconiosis due to the presence of iron dust.
2. Discoloration of any part by desposition of a pigment containing iron; usually called hemosiderosis.
3. An excess of iron in the circulating blood.
4. Degeneration of the retina, lens, and uvea as a result of the deposition of intraocular iron.
[sidero- + G. -osis, condition]

siderosis

/sid·er·o·sis/ (sid″er-o´sis)
1. pneumoconiosis due to inhalation of iron particles.

hepatic siderosis  the deposit of an abnormal quantity of iron in the liver.
urinary siderosis  hemosiderinuria.

siderosis

(sĭd′ə-rō′sĭs)
n.
Chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by excessive inhalation of dust containing iron salts or particles.

siderosis

[sid′ərō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, sideros + osis, condition
1 a variety of pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of iron dust or particles.
2 the introduction of color in any tissue caused by the presence of excess iron.
3 an increase in the amount of iron in the blood. See also hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, sideroblastic anemia.

siderosis

1. Occupational lung disease due to inhalation of iron dusts.
2. Hemosiderosis, see there.
3. Localized deposition of iron in the body. See Transfusion-related siderosis.

sid·er·o·sis

(sid'ĕr-ō'sis)
1. A form of pneumoconiosis due to the presence of iron dust.
2. Discoloration of any body part by disposition of an iron pigment; usually called hemosiderosis.
3. An excess of iron in the circulating blood.
4. Degeneration of the retina, lens, and uvea as a result of the deposition of iron.
[sidero- + G. -osis, condition]

siderosis

Any condition in which there is an excessive accumulation of iron in the body.

haemosiderosis

brown (light tan through to darkest brown) discoloration of skin due to accumulation of haemosiderin; characteristic of very long-term chronic inflammation (of any cause) in skin; often affects lower one-third of leg in venous hypertension or compromised venous function of lower-limb

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.

hepatic siderosis
the deposit of an abnormal quantity of iron in the liver.
urinary siderosis
the presence of hemosiderin granules in the urine.
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