melanoid

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adjective

mel·​a·​noid ˈmel-ə-ˌnȯid How to pronounce melanoid (audio)
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: of, relating to, or darkened by melanins
a melanoid lesion
melanoid pigments
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: relating to or occurring in melanosis
melanoid symptoms

melanoid

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noun

: a pigment resembling or related to melanin

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“Melanoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/melanoid. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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