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melanotropic

adjective me·la·no·tro·pic \ mə-ˌlan-ə-ˈtrō-pik , ˌmel-ə-nō- , -ˈträp-ik \
variants: also melanotrophic play \-ˈtrō-fik\

medical Definition of melanotropic

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

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