melanotropic

adjective
me·​la·​no·​tro·​pic | \ mə-ˌlan-ə-ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce melanotropic (audio) , ˌmel-ə-nō- How to pronounce melanotropic (audio) , -ˈträp-ik \
variants: also melanotrophic \ -​ˈtrō-​fik How to pronounce melanotropic (audio) \

Medical Definition of melanotropic

: promoting the formation and deposit of melanin melanotropic activity melanotropic agents

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“Melanotropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/melanotropic. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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