Any disease marked by abnormal pigmentation of the skin. [melano- + G. pathos, suffering]

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • melanin —   n. dark or black pigment of body.    ♦ melanian,    ♦ melanic, adj. dark skinned.    ♦ melaniferous, adj. containing melanin.    ♦ melanism, n. abnormal blackness of skin or plumage; extreme darkness of complexion and hair.    ♦ melano, n.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”