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Noun: hemochromatosis  ,hee-mu,krow-mu'tow-sis
  1. Pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints
    - iron-storage disease, iron overload, bronzed diabetes

Derived forms: hemochromatosises

Type of: pathology

Encyclopedia: Hemochromatosis