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
: 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 21 May. 2024.

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