melanosis

  • 1 Melanosis — Classification and external resources MeSH D008548 Melanosis is a form of hyperpigmentation associated with increased melanin.[1] It can can refer to …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 melanosis — f. patol. Alteración del color normal de los tejidos por depósitos de melanina u otros pigmentos. Medical Dictionary. 2011. melanosis …

    Diccionario médico

  • 3 melanosis — (n.) 1823, medical Latin, from Gk. melanosis a becoming black, from melanoun to become black, from melas (gen. melanos); see MELANIN (Cf. melanin). Related: Melanotic …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 melanosis — [mel΄ə nō′sis] n. [ModL < Gr melanōsis, a becoming black < melanousthai, to become black < melas: see MELANO ] the abnormal production and deposition of melanin in the body tissues melanotic [mel′ənät′ik] adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Melanosis — Mel a*no sis, [NL., fr. Gr. ? a growing black, fr. me las, me lanos, black.] (Med.) The morbid deposition of black matter, often of a malignant character, causing pigmented tumors. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Melanosis — Melanosis, griech., Schwarzsucht; die krankhafte Umänderung des Blutroths (Hämatins) in schwarzen Farbstoff …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 7 melanosis — (Del gr. tardío μελάνωσις, ennegrecimiento). f. Biol. Alteración de los tejidos orgánicos, caracterizada por el color oscuro que presentan …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 8 melanosis — (Del gr. melas, negro + osis, enfermedad no inflamatoria.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 MEDICINA Oscurecimiento anormal de los tejidos orgánicos, en especial de la piel, por acumulación de melanina. IRREG. plural melanosis 2 AGRICULTURA Enfermedad de… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 9 melanosis — /mel euh noh sis/, n. Pathol. 1. abnormal deposition or development of black or dark pigment in the tissues. 2. a discoloration caused by this. [1815 25; < NL < LGk melánosis a becoming black. See MELAN , OSIS] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 10 melanosis — melÉ™ nəʊsɪs n. skin disease characterized by abnormal deposits or development of dark pigment in the skin; discoloration caused by melanosis …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 melanosis — mel•a•no•sis [[t]ˌmɛl əˈnoʊ sɪs[/t]] n. pl. ses [[t] siz[/t]] 1) pat abnormal deposition or development of black or dark pigment in the tissues 2) pat a discoloration caused by this • Etymology: 1815–25; < LGk melánōsis a becoming black. See… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 melanosis — blackening, e.g. a symptom of whirling disease (q.v.) due to vitamin B deficiency …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 13 melanosis — Abnormal dark brown or brown black pigmentation of various tissues or organs, as the result of melanin or, in some situations, other substances that resemble melanin to varying degrees; e.g., m. of the skin may occur in widespread metastatic… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 14 melanosis — [ˌmɛlə nəʊsɪs] noun Medicine excessive production of melanin in the skin or other tissue. Derivatives melanotic adjective Origin C19: mod. L., from Gk melas, melan black + osis …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 melanosis — mel·a·no·sis …

    English syllables

  • 16 melanosis — melanism …

    The new mediacal dictionary

  • 17 melanosis — /mɛləˈnoʊsəs/ (say meluh nohsuhs) noun 1. morbid deposition or development of black or dark pigment in the tissues, sometimes leading to the production of malignant pigmented tumours. 2. a discolouration caused by this. {New Latin, from Greek: a… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 melanosis — n. 1 = MELANISM. 2 a disorder in the body s production of melanin. Derivatives: melanotic adj. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk (as MELANIN) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 Melanosis coli — identified on colonoscopy as a brownish moiré pattern on the wall of the colon …

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  • 20 melanosis precancerosa — f. patol. Manchas pigmentadas en las mejillas, párpados y frente que suelen transformarse en melanoma. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …

    Diccionario médico


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