siderophore

[ sĭdər-ə-fôr′ ]

n.

A large, extravasated, mononuclear phagocyte containing a granule of hemosiderin.siderophage

Nearby words

  1. siderophage,
  2. siderophil,
  3. siderophile,
  4. siderophilin,
  5. siderophilous,
  6. sideroscope,
  7. siderosilicosis,
  8. siderosis,
  9. siderostat,
  10. siderotic


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