mel·​a·​no·​sis ˌmel-ə-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce melanosis (audio)
plural melanoses -ˈnō-ˌsēz How to pronounce melanosis (audio)
: a condition characterized by abnormal deposition of melanins or sometimes other pigments in the tissues of the body

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“Melanosis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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