melanosis

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mel·a·no·sis

 (mĕl′ə-nō′sĭs)
n. pl. mel·a·no·ses (-sēz)
Abnormally dark pigmentation of the skin or other tissues, resulting from a disorder of pigment metabolism. Also called melanism.

mel′a·not′ic (-nŏt′ĭk) adj.

melanosis

(ˌmɛləˈnəʊsɪs) or

melanism

n
(Pathology) pathol a skin condition characterized by excessive deposits of melanin
melanotic adj

mel•a•no•sis

(ˌmɛl əˈnoʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-siz)
1. abnormal deposition or development of black or dark pigment in the tissues.
2. a discoloration caused by this.
[1815–25; < Late Greek melánōsis a becoming black. See melano-, -osis]

melanosis

abnormal production and presence of melanin, a black pigment, in the body tissues. — melanotic, adj.
See also: Blackening and Blackness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.melanosis - a condition characterized by abnormal deposits of melanin (especially in the skin)
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
Translations

mel·a·no·sis

a. melanosis, condición que se caracteriza por la pigmentación oscura presente en varios tejidos y órganos.