melanosome

noun me·la·no·some \ -ˌsōm \
Updated on: 12 Apr 2018

Definition of melanosome

: a melanin-producing granule in a melanocyte

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1940

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melanosome

noun me·la·no·some \ mə-ˈlan-ə-ˌsōm, ˈmel-ə-nō- \

medical Definition of melanosome

: a melanin-producing granule in a melanocyte

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