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From hemo-(blood) +‎ chromat-(color) +‎ -osis(disease), from the changing color of blood affected by the disorder.

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hemochromatosis ‎(countable and uncountable, plural hemochromatoses)

  1. (pathology) a metabolic disorder causing iron deposits in the body, also called bronze diabetes

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