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sid·er·o·sis

 (sĭd′ə-rō′sĭs)
n.
Chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by excessive inhalation of dust containing iron salts or particles.
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siderosis

(ˌsaɪdəˈrəʊsɪs)
n
1. (Pathology) a lung disease caused by breathing in fine particles of iron or other metallic dust
2. (Pathology) an excessive amount of iron in the blood or tissues
siderotic adj
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sid•er•o•sis

(ˌsɪd əˈroʊ sɪs)

n.
a disease of the lungs caused by inhaling iron or other metallic particles.
[1875–80; < Greek sídēr(os) iron + -osis]
sid`er•ot′ic (-ˈrɒt ɪk) adj.
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siderosis

1. a disease caused by the inhalation of iron particles.
2. an abnormal amount of iron deposits in the body.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.siderosis - fibrosis of the lung caused by iron dust; occurs among welders and other metal workers
pneumoconiosis, pneumonoconiosis - chronic respiratory disease caused by inhaling metallic or mineral particles
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