siderophore sid·er·o·phore (sĭd’ər-ə-fôr’)
A large, extravasated, mononuclear phagocyte containing a granule of hemosiderin. Also called siderophage.
noun, Ophthalmology. 1. an apparatus for detecting splinters of iron or steel in the eye.
siderosilicosis sid·er·o·sil·i·co·sis (sĭd’ə-rō-sĭl’ĭ-kō’sĭs) n. Silicosis due to inhalation of dust containing iron and silica. Also called silicosiderosis.
noun, Pathology. 1. a disease of the lungs caused by inhaling iron or other metallic particles. noun 1. a lung disease caused by breathing in fine particles of iron or other metallic dust 2. an excessive amount of iron in the blood or tissues siderosis sid·er·o·sis (sĭd’ə-rō’sĭs) n. Chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by […]
noun 1. a telescopic device for reflecting the light of a star in a constant direction, the chief component of which is a plane mirror turned by a clock mechanism to correct for the rotation of the earth. noun 1. an astronomical instrument consisting essentially of a plane mirror driven about two axes so that […]