neuromelanin

noun
neu·​ro·​mel·​a·​nin | \ -ˈmel-ə-nən How to pronounce neuromelanin (audio) \

Medical Definition of neuromelanin

: a melanin pigment found especially in some dopaminergic neurons of the human substantia nigra

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“Neuromelanin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neuromelanin. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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