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ˌsɪd əˈroʊ sɪssidero·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. siderosisnoun

    fibrosis of the lung caused by iron dust; occurs among welders and other metal workers

Wiktionary

  1. siderosisnoun

    A form of pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of iron dust

  2. siderosisnoun

    The accumulation of hemosiderin in various organs of the body by people with a diet rich in iron

Webster Dictionary

  1. Siderosisnoun

    a sort of pneumonia occuring in iron workers, produced by the inhalation of particles of iron

    Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. iron.]

Freebase

  1. Siderosis

    Siderosis is the deposition of iron in tissue. When used without qualification, it usually refers to an environmental disease of the lung. Also Siderosis Bulbi, deposition of iron into the eye causing injury as the material chemically reacts with tissues and cells.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Siderosis

    A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of iron in the mining dust or welding fumes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of siderosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of siderosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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