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sid·er·ot·ic

(sid'ĕr-ot'ik),
Related to siderosis; pigmented by iron or containing an excess of iron.
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sid·er·ot·ic

(sid'ĕr-ot'ik)
Related to siderosis; pigmented by iron or containing an excess of iron.
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siderosis

(sid?er-o'sis) [? + osis, condition]
1. A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of dust or fumes containing iron particles. See: hemosiderosis
2. The abnormal deposition or accumulation of iron in the blood or body tissues. siderotic, adjective

siderosis of the central nervous system

A rare neurological condition marked by bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, often with gait disturbance, cognitive impairment, and myoclonus. Excessive quantities of hemosiderin are found in the leptomeninges and subpial regions of the brain.

hepatic siderosis

Excessive deposition of iron in the liver, found in patients with cirrhosis and hemochromatosis.

occupational siderosis

Synonym: siderosis (1)

urinary siderosis

Hemosiderin granules in the urine.
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