Definition of Melanocytes

1. Noun. (plural of melanocyte) ¹



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Definition of Melanocytes

1. melanocyte [n] - See also: melanocyte

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melanocytes

melanoacanthoma
melanoameloblastoma
melanoblast
melanoblastoma
melanoblasts
melanocarcinoma
melanochroi
melanochroic
melanochroite
melanochroites
melanocomous
melanocortin
melanocortins
melanocyte
melanocyte-stimulating hormone
melanocytes (current term)
melanocytic
melanocytoma
melanocytosis
melanocytotic
melanodendrocyte
melanoderma
melanoderma chloasma
melanodermatitis
melanodermic
melanogaster
melanogasters
melanogen
melanogenaemia
melanogeneses

Literary usage of Melanocytes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"The alleles of id locus apparently influence tyro- ivity and, as a consequence, pig- by acting on melanocytes to reduce vels below those necessary to pro- ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"It was concluded that tobacco smoking stimulates oral melanocytes to a higher melanin production also ¡n dark-skinned ethnic groups. (Auth. Abs.) 91-4218. ..."

3. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"The specific role of the pigment-containing melanocytes in the inner ear is unknown; however, many defects in pigmentation are part of a constellation of ..."

4. Proposed National Strategies For The Prevention Of Leading Work-related (1988)
"Structure stratum corneum squamous and basal cells of epidermis melanocytes and melanin Langerhans cells, lymphatics, dermal macrophages Merkel cells, ..."

5. General surgery by Eugen Fröhner (1906)
"... frequently contains no iron ; it arises from specific embryonal, pigment-forming cells, the melanocytes ..."

6. Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics by Edward R Dougherty (2005)
"Some of the details of regulation of a cascade that controls Mart-1 and a number of other genes expressed in melanocytes have been worked out in detail. ..."

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