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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The carbon sources utilization and melanoid production were characterized for the strain AVS7 based on the method of Shirling and Gottlieb (12).
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. He had the wide nose, thick lips, and dark complexion of his forefathers.
The production of melanoid pigments was examined using tyrosine agar (ISP 7).