siderosis

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(sĭd″ĕr-ō′sĭs)

[″ + 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, adj.

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