melanoid

adjective
mel·a·noid | \ˈmel-ə-ˌnȯid \

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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