siderosis etymology

English word siderosis comes from English -osis, English sidero-

Detailed word origin of siderosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
sidero- English (eng) Related to stars or constellations, as sidereal relationships. Related to iron or steel, as in siderosis (fibrosis caused by iron deposits).
siderosis English (eng) (medicine) A form of pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of iron dust. (medicine) The accumulation of hemosiderin in various organs of the body by people with a diet rich in iron.

Words with the same origin as siderosis

Descendants of -osis
acidosis amyloidosis cirrhosis cyanosis dermatophytosis fibrosis halitosis hemochromatosis hypnosis ketoacidosis koilocytosis leptospirosis leukosis lipofuscinosis lycoperdonosis mannosidosis mucolipidosis narcosis neurotic psittacosis psychosis sarcoidosis toxoplasmosis trichinosis
Descendants of sidero-
siderazote sideroblast siderocyte siderography siderolithic sideromancy sideronatrite siderophage siderophile siderophore siderophyllite sideroscope siderostat