Melanosis meaning

mĕl'ə-nō'sĭs
Abnormally dark pigmentation of the skin or other tissues, resulting from a disorder of pigment metabolism.
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The abnormal production and deposition of melanin in bodily tissue.
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Abnormally dark pigmentation of the skin or other tissues, resulting from a disorder of pigment metabolism.
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(medicine) The morbid deposition of black matter, often of a malignant character, causing pigmented tumours.
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Origin of melanosis

  • From Ancient Greek a growing black.
    From Wiktionary