Medical Dictionary

hemosiderosis

noun he·mo·sid·er·o·sis
variants: or chiefly British

haemosiderosis

\-ˌsid-ə-ˈrō-səs\play

Medical Definition of hemosiderosis

plural

hemosideroses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  excessive deposition of hemosiderin in bodily tissues as a result of the breakdown of red blood cells—compare hemochromatosis

hemosiderotic

or chiefly British

haemosiderotic

\-ˈrät-ik\play adjective

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