bronze diabetes

bronze diabetes
(Medicine) hemochromatosis, genetic disorder in which the body absorbs too much iron and stores it in the bodily organs (can cause organ damage, diabetes, and skin discoloration)

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  • bronze diabetes — noun also bronzed diabetes Etymology: so called from the characteristic skin color that is one of its symptoms : hemochromatosis * * * Pathol. hemochromatosis. Also, bronzed diabetes. [1885 90] * * * bronze diabetes, = hemochromatosis. (Cf. ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bronze diabetes — Pathol. hemochromatosis. Also, bronzed diabetes. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • bronze diabetes — see haemochromatosis * * * bronzed diabetes hemochromatosis …   Medical dictionary

  • bronze diabetes — see haemochromatosis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • diabetes — n. any disorder of metabolism causing excessive thirst and the production of large volumes of urine. Used alone, the term most commonly refers to diabetes mellitus. See also: diabetes insipidus, haemochromatosis (bronze diabetes) Derivatives:… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • diabetes — Either d. insipidus or d. mellitus, diseases having in common the symptom polyuria; when used without qualification, refers to d. mellitus. [G. d., a compass, a siphon, d.] adult onset d. non insulin dependent d. mellitus. alimentary d. SYN:… …   Medical dictionary

  • Glossary of terms associated with diabetes — This page lists and explains terms connected with diabetes. NOTOC A *Acanthosis nigricans A brown to black, poorly defined, velvety hyperpigmentation of the skin, usually present in the posterior and lateral folds of the neck, the axilla, groin,… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of diabetes — See also: Diabetes (disambiguation) The following is a glossary of diabetes which explains terms connected with diabetes. Contents: Top · 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z …   Wikipedia

  • bronzed diabetes — 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 • Syn: ↑hemochromatosis, ↑iron storage disease, ↑iron overload •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haemochromatosis — Infobox Disease Name = Haemochromatosis Caption = DiseasesDB = 5490 ICD10 = ICD10|E|83|1|e|70 ICD9 = ICD9|275.0 ICDO = OMIM = 235200 OMIM mult = OMIM2|602390 OMIM2|606464 OMIM2|604720 OMIM2|604653 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic …   Wikipedia

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