Medical Dictionary


noun he·mo·sid·er·in

Medical Definition of HEMOSIDERIN

:  a yellowish brown granular pigment formed by breakdown of hemoglobin, found in phagocytes and in tissues especially in disturbances of iron metabolism (as in hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, or some anemias), and composed essentially of colloidal ferric oxide—compare ferritin


he·mo·sid·er·in or chiefly British hae·mo·sid·er·in \ˌhē-mō-ˈsid-ə-rən\
April 18, 2015
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to veil, ripple, or meander
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