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Meaning of MELANOSIS

Pronunciation:  `melu'nowsis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a condition characterized by abnormal deposits of melanin (especially in the skin)
 

MELANOSIS is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: melanism
 
 See Also: disease of the skin, skin condition, skin disease, skin disorder, skin problem

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mel`a*no"sis\, [NL., fr. Gr. ? a growing black, fr.
me`las, -anos, black.] (Med.)
The morbid deposition of black matter, often of a malignant
character, causing pigmented tumors.

 

 

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