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

Medical Definition of siderosis

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 5 Dec. 2021.

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