Medical Definition of Melanocytoma

1. 1. A pigmented tumour of the uveal stroma. 2. Usually benign melanoma of the optic disk, appearing in markedly pigmented individuals as a small deeply pigmented tumour at the edge of the disk, sometimes extending into the retina and choroid; malignant metaplasia is rare. Origin: megalo-+ cyto-+ G. -oma; tumour (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melanocytoma

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

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