melanoid

adjective
mel·​a·​noid | \ ˈmel-ə-ˌnȯid How to pronounce melanoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of melanoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : characterized or darkened by melanins a melanoid lesion
2 : relating to or occurring in melanosis melanoid symptoms

melanoid

noun

Medical Definition of melanoid (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a melanistic individual
2 : a pigment (as one contributing especially to the yellow color of the skin) that is a disintegration product of a melanin

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