Definition of Haemochromatosis

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of hemochromatosis) ¹



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Medical Definition of Haemochromatosis

1. A rare genetic disease that results in the over abundance of iron in the body tissues. Organs affected include the liver, brain, heart and kidneys. Complications include liver dysfunction, diabetes, changes in skin pigmentation, heart problems, arthritis and testicular atrophy. Treatment includes therapeutic venesection on a regular basis. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haemochromatosis

haemoagglutinin
haemoantitoxin
haemobartonellosis
haemobilia
haemoblast
haemoblastosis
haemocatharsis
haemocatheresis
haemocatheretic
haemoccult test
haemocele
haemocholecyst
haemocholecystitis
haemochorial placenta
haemochromatoses
haemochromatosis (current term)
haemochrome
haemochromogen
haemochromometer
haemochromometers
haemoclasis
haemoclastic
haemoclastic reaction
haemocoel
haemocompatibility
haemoconcentration
haemoconia
haemoconiosis
haemocryoscopy
haemocuprein

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