iron-storage disease

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iron-storage disease n.
Any of various diseases characterized by the storage of excess iron in the parenchyma of many organs, as in idiopathic hemochromatosis or transfusion hemosiderosis.

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iron-storage disease

noun
pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints [syn: hemochromatosis
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