Siderosis

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siderosis

[‚sid·ə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
Pneumoconiosis due to prolonged inhalation of dust containing iron salt. Also known as arc-welder's disease.
(pathology)
The presence or concentration of stainable iron pigment in a tissue or organ.

Siderosis

 

in man, pneumoconiosis caused by the deposition of dust particles containing iron in the lungs.