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mel·a·noid

 (mĕl′ə-noid′)
adj.
1. Of or related to melanin; black-pigmented.
2. Of or affected with melanosis.

mel′a·noid′ n.
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melanoid

(ˈmɛləˌnɔɪd)
adj
1. (Biochemistry) resembling melanin; dark coloured
2. (Pathology) characterized by or resembling melanosis
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mel•a•noid

(ˈmɛl əˌnɔɪd)

adj.
1. of or characterized by melanosis.
2. resembling melanin; darkish.
[1850–55]
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References in periodicals archive ?
Element Species Country Cr Ni Cu Zn Nerita India -- 2.44- -- -- crepidularia 14.58 Brotia costula Malaysia -- -- 10.67- 30.17- 11.67 46.83 Melanoides Malaysia -- -- 42.83- 135.0- tuberculata 108.3 215.0 Cerithidea India -- -- 0.102- 0.993- cingulata 0.840 1.766 Indothais gradata Brunei 1.69 2.28 38.28 16.56 S.
Hydrobia ulvae (Barnes, 1986), Limax maximus (Sokolove el al, 1977), Littorina irrorata (Shirley and Findley, 1978), Melanerita atramentosa (Zann, 1973), Melanoides tuberculata (Beesten and Morgan, 1979), and Meli be leonina (Newcomb et ai, 2014).
pumilio, are transmitted by the red-rimmed melania or Malaysian trumpet snail, Melanoides tuberculata (6).
These included Bithynia siamensis of the family Bithyniidae [47] and array of other snail genera like Biomphalaria, Bulinus, Ceratophallus, Gabbiella, Gyraulus, and Melanoides [27].
Additionally, the introduction of exotic mollusc species such as Melanoides tuberculata has contributed to the elimination of certain native species (Avellar, 1999; Mansur et al., 2012).
squamosissimus was composed of six items: (1) shrimp (Macrobrachium amazonicum Heller, 1862) (IAi = 84.6 (17.4), 42.76%-100%), (2) fish (scales, bones, and muscle) (IAi = 5.7 (10.2), 0%-40.72%), (3) insects (IAi = 8.3 (15.2), 0%-50.65%), (4) vegetable matter (IAi = 0.01 (0.03), 0%0.36%), (5) gastropods (Melanoides tuberculata Muller, 1774) (IAi = 0.01 (0.04), 0%-0.21%), and (6) shrimp larvae (IAi = 1.3 (5.2), 0%-20.75%) (mean (standard deviation), minimum-maximum, resp.) (Figure 5).
y Melanoides sp 0.25 I.A), restos de peces como escamas (3.5 I.A.) y vertebras-espinas (0.31 I.A), Microcrustaceos (Decapoda spl: 0.08 I.A).
Taxa SP1 SP2 SP3 SP4 SP5 OLIGOCHAETA 0 0 0 0 0 Tubificidae 0 29 337 91 0 Aullodrilus limnobius 0 22 28 19 78 GASTROPODA 0 0 0 0 0 Mesogastropoda 0 0 0 0 0 Aylacostoma guaranitica 85 0 81 152 98 Melanoides tuberculata 0 0 0 0 0 Pomacea 0 0 0 0 0 Basommatophora 0 0 0 0 0 Biomphalaria peregrina 38 0 0 29 0 BIVALVIA 0 0 0 0 0 Corbiculidae 0 0 0 0 0 Corbicula fluminea 89 0 438 77 62 DIPTERA 0 0 0 0 0 Chironomidae 0 0 0 0 0 Tanypodinae 65 0 0 0 53 Tanytarsus 0 0 0 0 0 ODONATA 0 0 0 0 0 Progomphus 0 0 0 38 0 HIRUDINEA 0 2342 0 0 0 TOTAL 85 2409 884 406 291 Figure 2.
and Glossogobius celebius while aquatic shells of a Gastropod species and Melanoides torulosa were common in Sillago sihama, Eleotris fusca and Glossogobius celebius too.