melanoid


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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.

melanoid

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

mel•a•noid

(ˈmɛl əˌnɔɪd)

adj.
1. of or characterized by melanosis.
2. resembling melanin; darkish.
[1850–55]
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According to the identification key by Nonomura, 1974 [8] and Holt et al, 2000 [9], the colony morphology, production of melanoid pigments, soluble pigments other than melanin, spore (chain) morphology and spore-bearing structures were determined.
There was, however, one old timer adventurous enough to take a shot and jump into the water; that man, James Thomas Jackson, was very melanoid.
These include: Melanin, Melanoid, Oxyhemoglobin, Reduced haemoglobin, and carotene.