Siderosis



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 excessive inhalation of dust containing iron salts or particles.

Discoloration of an organ or a tissue by an iron pigment.

An excess of iron in the blood.

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