siderosis

noun

sid·​er·​o·​sis ˌsid-ə-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce siderosis (audio)
plural sideroses -ˌsēz How to pronounce siderosis (audio) also siderosises
1
: pneumoconiosis occurring in iron workers from inhalation of particles of iron
2
: deposit of iron pigment in a bodily tissue

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“Siderosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/siderosis. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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