melan-


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melan(o)-

 
word element [Gr.], black; melanin.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

melan-

, melano- (mel'ăn, mel'ă-nō),
Black, extreme darkness of hue.
[G. melas]
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melan-

prefix Dark, black; as in melanin
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melan-

 Prefix, dark, black
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

melan-

, melano-
Combining forms meaning black, extreme darkness of hue.
[G. melas]
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