Melanosis

A disease of queen honey bees, characterised by discoloration of the egg cells and trophocytes, which turn from yellow-brown to black.
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melanosis

[n] - a condition characterized by abnormal deposits of melanin (especially in the skin)
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Melanosis

Mel`a·no'sis [ New Latin , from Greek ... a growing black, from me`las , -anos , black.] (Medicine) The morbid deposition of black matter, often of a malignant character, causing pigmented tumors.
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melanosis

A disorder caused by a disturbance in melanin pigmentation, melanism. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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melanosis

melanism noun a condition characterized by abnormal deposits of melanin (especially in the skin)
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melanosis

(mel″ә-no´sis) disordered melanin production, with darkening of the skin; called also melanism. a disorder of pigment metabolism. melanosis coli brown or black discoloration of the mucosa of the colon due to pigment from cathartics that has leaked into the lamina...
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Melanosis

• The morbid deposition of black matter, often of a malignant character, causing pigmented tumors.
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melanosis

(melano- + -osis) a disorder caused by a disturbance in melanin pigmentation; melanism.
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melanosis

melanosis Other related 'dark; shadow, shade; black' units: lygo-; nigri-; nocti-; nycti-; scoto-; skio-; umbra-.
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Melanosis

Melanosis is a form of hyperpigmentation associated with increased melanin. It can can refer to: == See also == ...
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melanosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: mel′ă-nō′sis Definitions: 1. Abnormal dark brown or brown-black pigmentation of various tissues or organs, as the result of melanin or, in some situations, other substances that resemble melanin to varying degrees; melanosis of the skin may occur in widespread metastatic melanoma, sunburn, during preg
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Melanosis

Melanosis is a diffuse gray-brown pigmentation of the skin, secondary to melanin excess. A mild darkening of the skin may be seen with adrenal insufficiency, or with ACTH-producing tumors such as primary tumors of the pituitary gland, or other malignant tumors metastatic to the pituitary gland. Diffuse melanosis can also be secondary to diffuse met
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