Meaning of MELANOSIS in English

MELANOSIS

[ ˌmɛlə'nəʊsɪs ]

■ noun Medicine excessive production of melanin in the skin or other tissue.

Derivatives

melanotic adjective

Origin

C19: mod. L., from Gk melas , melan- 'black' + -osis .

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