Formation of melanin. [melanin + G. genesis, production]

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me·la·no·gen·e·sis mə-.lan-ə-'jen-ə-səs, .mel-ə-nō- n, pl -e·ses -.sēz the formation of melanin

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mel·a·no·gen·e·sis (mel″ə-no-jenґə-sis) [melano- + -genesis] the production of melanin.

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