Definition of Iron-storage disease
1. Noun. Pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints.
Generic synonyms: Pathology
Specialized synonyms: Classic Hemochromatosis, Idiopathic Hemochromatosis, Acquired Hemochromatosis
Medical Definition of Iron-storage disease
1. The storage of excess iron in the parenchyma of many organs, as in idiopathic haemochromatosis or transfusion haemosiderosis. (05 Mar 2000)