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melanogenesis

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noun me·la·no·gen·e·sis \mə-ˌla-nə-ˈje-nə-səs, ˌme-lə-nō-\

Definition of melanogenesis

  1. :  the formation of melanin



Origin of melanogenesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1909


Medical Dictionary

melanogenesis

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noun me·la·no·gen·e·sis \mə-ˌlan-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs, ˌmel-ə-nō-\

Medical Definition of melanogenesis

plural melanogeneses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the formation of melanin




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