Siderosis[sid′ĕr-ō′sis]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A form of pneumoconiosis due to the presence of iron dust.
2. Discoloration of any part by desposition of a pigment containing iron; usually called hemosiderosis.
3. An excess of iron in the circulating blood.
4. Degeneration of the retina, lens, and uvea as a result of the deposition of intraocular iron.

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