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melanotic

 [mel″ah-not´ik]
characterized by the presence of melanin; pertaining to melanosis.

mel·a·not·ic

(mel'ă-not'ik), Do not confuse this word with melenic.
1. Pertaining to the presence, normal or pathologic, of melanin.
2. Relating to or characterized by melanosis.

melanotic

adjective Black; very dark brown.

Melanotic refers to melanin (which gives pigment to the skin); melaenic refers to melaena (dark, tarry faeces associated with gatrointestinal haemorrhage). When referring to stool, melaenic is the correct adjective; in practice, however, the terms are used interchangeably, with melanotic being increasingly preferred.

mel·a·not·ic

(mel'ă-not'ik)
1. Pertaining to the presence, normal or pathologic, of melanin.
2. Relating to or characterized by melanosis.
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Rappaport, "A study of the histogenesis of experimental melanotic tumors resembling cellular blue nevi: The evidence in support of their neurogenic origin," The American Journal of Pathology, vol.
Wang, "Oral melanotic macule and primary oral malignant melanoma: epidemiology, location involved, and clinical implications," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology, vol.
Caption: Figure 2: Melanotic lesions are less frequent in the distal part of the stomach.
While many melanotic markers for the histologic confirmation of melanoma exist, they can be negative in some cases, such as ours.
Cytological and histopathological studies of mesenchymal and melanotic neoplasm in Dogs.
Reconstruction of anterior maxillary defect with buccal pad fat after excision of melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy.
The differential diagnoses include pigmented (melanotic) neurofibroma, psammomatous melanotic schwannoma, and desmoplastic (neurotrophic) melanoma.
very much, but the base is not melanotic and it has no subarachnoid surface structures (Hammer & Ahti 1990, Burgaz & Ahti 2009).
* Stage 1 (Stomatitis): It includes erythematous mucosa, vesicles, mucosal ulcers, melanotic mucosal pigmentation, and mucosal petechia.
Histological variations include: Classic Medulloblastoma Desmo-plastic medulloblastoma Cerebellar neuroblastoma Large cell medulloblastoma Medullomyoblastoma and Melanotic medulloblastoma.3
Mapping a quantitative trait locus involved in melanotic encapsulation of foreign bodies in the malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae.