hemochromatosis definition

  • noun:
    • A hereditary condition influencing iron kcalorie burning which exorbitant levels of iron gather in the body cells. The condition is described as diabetes mellitus, liver disorder, and a bronze coloration of your skin.
    • a metabolic disorder causing metal build up in the torso, also called bronze diabetes
    • A condition, related to considerable blood-destruction, where a deposition of hematogenous pigment occurs within the liver as well as other body organs. The pigment usually discovered is hemosiderin.
    • pathology which metal builds up inside areas; described as bronzed epidermis and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities associated with the pancreas plus the joints

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