melanotroph


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mel·a·no·troph

(mel'ă-nō-trōf'),
A cell of the intermediate lobe of the hypophysis that produces melanotropin.
[melano- + G. trophē, nourishment]
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mel·a·no·troph

(mel'ă-nō-trōf)
A cell of the intermediate lobe of the hypophysis that produces melanotropin.
[melano- + G. trophē, nourishment]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

melanotroph

(mĕl′ă-nō-trōf″) [″ + trophe, nutrition]
A cell of the pituitary that produces melanocyte-stimulating hormone.
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