sidero-


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sidero-

(word root) iron, star
Examples of words with the root sidero-: siderostat
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sidero-

or sider-
pref.
Iron: siderosis.

[Greek sidēro-, from sidēros, iron.]
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sidero-

or before a vowel

sider-

combining form
(Elements & Compounds) indicating iron: siderolite.
[from Greek sidēros]
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sidero-

,
a combining form meaning “iron”: siderolite.
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References in periodicals archive ?
words with tri-syllabic prefixes (i.e., cinema-, encephalo-, entero-, cephalo-, hetero-, platino-, and sidero-) with accent on the first of the three syllables in the prefix (e.g.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Nutrient Deficiencies in Amemia Anemia Beta- Iron Sickle Sidero- (general) Thalassemia deficiency Cell blastic Copper X X X X Folic Acid X X Iron X X X Magnesium X X X Pantothenic acid X Riboflavin X X Thiamine X Vitamin A X X Vitamin B6 X X X Vitamin B12 X X Vitamin C X X X Vitamin E X X X Zinc X X