melanophage

noun

me·​la·​no·​phage mə-ˈlan-ə-ˌfāj How to pronounce melanophage (audio) ˈmel-ə-nə- How to pronounce melanophage (audio)
: a melanin-containing macrophage found in pigmented skin lesions

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“Melanophage.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/melanophage. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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