melanogenesis

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

Definition of melanogenesis 

: the formation of melanin

First Known Use of melanogenesis

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for melanogenesis

New Latin

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melanogenesis

noun
me·​la·​no·​gen·​e·​sis | \mə-ˌlan-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs, ˌmel-ə-nō- \
plural melanogeneses\-​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of melanogenesis 

: the formation of melanin

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