siderophilous

siderophilous

 [sid″er-of´ĭ-lus]
tending to absorb iron.
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sid·er·o·phil

, siderophile (sid'ĕr-ō-fil, -fīl),
1. Absorbing iron. Synonym(s): siderophilous
2. A cell or tissue that contains iron.
[sidero- + G. philos, fond]
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sid·er·o·phil

, siderophile (sid'ĕr-ō-fil, -fīl)
1. Absorbing iron.
Synonym(s): siderophilous.
2. A cell or tissue that contains iron.
[sidero- + G. philos, fond]
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