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siderosis

[sid-uh-roh-sis] /ˌsɪd əˈroʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
a disease of the lungs caused by inhaling iron or other metallic particles.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Greek sídēr(os) iron + -osis
Related forms
siderotic
[sid-uh-rot-ik] /ˌsɪd əˈrɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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siderosis

/ˌsaɪdəˈrəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
a lung disease caused by breathing in fine particles of iron or other metallic dust
2.
an excessive amount of iron in the blood or tissues
Derived Forms
siderotic (ˌsɪdəˈrɒtɪk) adjective
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side roses in Medicine

siderosis sid·er·o·sis (sĭd'ə-rō'sĭs)
n.

  1. Chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by excessive inhalation of dust containing iron salts or particles.

  2. Discoloration of an organ or a tissue by an iron pigment.

  3. An excess of iron in the blood.

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