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siderophore

 [sid´er-o-for]
a macrophage containing hemosiderin.

sid·er·o·phore

(sid'er-ō-fōr),
1. A large extravasated mononuclear phagocyte containing granules of hemosiderin, found in the sputum or in the lungs of patients with longstanding pulmonary congestion from left ventricular failure.
See also: heart failure cell.
2. Secreted molecule which chelates iron.
Synonym(s): siderophage
[sidero- + G. phoros, bearing]

siderophore

/sid·ero·phore/ (sid´er-o-for″) a macrophage containing hemosiderin.

sid·er·o·phore

(sid'ĕr-ō-fōr)
A large, extravasated, mononuclear phagocyte containing granules of hemosiderin, found in the sputum or in the lungs of people with long-standingpulmonary congestion from left ventricular failure.
Synonym(s): siderophage.
[sidero- + G. phoros, bearing]

siderophore

a macrophage containing hemosiderin.
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Some siderophages may contain hematoidin or bilirubin crystals, which are golden-yellow rectangular crystals.
There are numerous erythrocytes, and the intervening stroma is fibrosclerotic or myxoid, with scattered myofibroblasts, plasma cells, siderophages, and inflammatory cell infiltrates (Figure 4).
4) Sheets of apocrine cells and a proteinaceous background with histiocytes and siderophages may also be present.
On the cytocentrifuge slide, several erythrophages and siderophages are seen.
There are numerous red blood cells, and intervening stroma is fibrosclerotic or myxoid with scattered myofibroblasts, siderophages, and inflammatory cell infiltrates.