Related to siderosis; pigmented by iron or containing an excess of iron.

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sid·er·ot·ic .sid-ə-'rät-ik adj of or relating to siderosis

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sid·er·ot·ic (sid″ər-otґik) pertaining to or characterized by siderosis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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