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hemochromatosis

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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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