HyperDic: hemosiderin

English > 1 sense of the word hemosiderin:
NOUNsubstancehemosiderin, haemosiderina granular brown substance composed of ferric oxide
English > hemosiderin: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA granular brown substance composed of ferric oxide; left from the breakdown of hemoglobin; can be a sign of disturbed iron metabolism.
Broaderpigmentdry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid / liquid to produce paint, etc.)
Substancesferric oxideA red oxide of iron

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