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mel·a·no·cyte

 (mĕl′ə-nō-sīt′)
n.
An epidermal cell capable of synthesizing melanin.
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melanocyte

(ˈmɛlənəʊˌsaɪt)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy zoology a cell, usually in the epidermis, that contains melanin
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me•lan•o•cyte

(məˈlæn əˌsaɪt, ˈmɛl ə nə-)

n.
a cell that produces the dark pigment melanin.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.melanocyte - a cell in the basal layer of the epidermis that produces melanin under the control of the melanocyte-stimulating hormonemelanocyte - a cell in the basal layer of the epidermis that produces melanin under the control of the melanocyte-stimulating hormone
epidermal cell - any of the cells making up the epidermis
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mel·a·no·cyte

n. melanocito, célula que produce melanina.
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