Definition of Siderosis

1. Noun. Fibrosis of the lung caused by iron dust; occurs among welders and other metal workers.

Generic synonyms: Pneumoconiosis, Pneumonoconiosis



Definition of Siderosis

1. n. A sort of pneumonia occuring in iron workers, produced by the inhalation of particles of iron.

Definition of Siderosis

1. Noun. (medicine) A form of pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of iron dust ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) The accumulation of hemosiderin in various organs of the body by people with a diet rich in iron ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Siderosis

1. [n -ROSES]

Medical Definition of Siderosis

1. A sort of pneumonia occuring in iron workers, produced by the inhalation of particles of iron. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Iron. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siderosis

siderophil
siderophile
siderophiles
siderophilin
siderophilins
siderophilous
siderophone
siderophore
siderophores
siderophyllite
siderophyllites
sideroscope
sideroscopes
sideroses
siderosilicosis
siderosis (current term)
siderostat
siderostats
siderotil
siderotils
sideroxylon
sideroxylons
siders
siderurgy
sides
sides reversed is
sidesaddle

Literary usage of Siderosis

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1. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopic and Chemical Methods by Charles Edmund Simon (1897)
"siderosis. In siderosis the sputum presents a brownish-black color and contains cells enclosing particles of the oxide of iron. ..."

2. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopic and Chemical Methods by Charles Edmund Simon (1900)
"... particles of carbon and epithelial cells, especially of the alveolar type, as well as leucocytes, loaded with the pigment, are seen. siderosis. ..."

3. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopic and Chemical Methods by Charles Edmund Simon (1907)
"siderosis.—In siderosis the sputum presents a brownish-black color and contains cells enclosing particles of ferric oxide. These may be readily recognized ..."

4. Bericht by Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft (1893)
"In dem Vortrag, den Bunge auf dem Berliner internationalen Congress über siderosis Bulbi hielt, stellte er sich in seiner Auffassung über die Art der ..."

5. A Manual of clinical diagnosis by means of laboratory methods, for students by Charles Edmund Simon (1902)
"siderosis.—In siderosis the sputum presents a brownish-black color and contains cells enclosing particles of ferric oxide. ..."

6. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopical and Chemical by Charles Edmund Simon (1904)
"... especially of the alveolar type, as well as leucocytes loaded with the pigment, are seen. siderosis.—In siderosis the sputum presents a brownish-black ..."

7. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1908)
"CONCERNING siderosis BULBI. BY CHARLES J. KIPP, MD, NEWARK, NJ The fact that eyes harboring fragments of iron do sometimes after a varying length of time ..."

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