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melanoid

 [mel´ah-noid]
1. resembling melanin.
2. a substance resembling melanin.
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mel·a·noid

(mel'ă-noyd),
A dark pigment, resembling melanin, formed from glucosamines in chitin.
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melanoid

(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

Dark coloured; greyish.
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mel·a·noid

(mel'ă-noyd)
A dark pigment, resembling melanin, formed from glucosamines in chitin.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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