melanogen

noun

me·​la·​no·​gen mə-ˈlan-ə-jən How to pronounce melanogen (audio) ˈmel-ə-nō-ˌjen How to pronounce melanogen (audio)
: a precursor of melanin

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“Melanogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/melanogen. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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