Definition of Melanogenesis

1. Noun. The production of melanin in human skin. ¹



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Definition of Melanogenesis

1. [n -GENESES]

Medical Definition of Melanogenesis

1. Formation of melanin. Origin: melanin + G. Genesis, production (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melanogenesis

melanocytes
melanocytic
melanocytoma
melanocytosis
melanocytotic
melanodendrocyte
melanoderma
melanoderma chloasma
melanodermatitis
melanodermic
melanogaster
melanogasters
melanogen
melanogenaemia
melanogeneses
melanogenesis (current term)
melanogenetic
melanogenic
melanoglossia
melanogogue
melanogogues
melanoid
melanoids
melanokeratosis
melanoleukoderma
melanoleukoderma colli
melanoliberin
melanoma
melanoma growth stimulatory activity
melanomas

Literary usage of Melanogenesis

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"The present results suggest that the alleles of the mottled locus regulate melanogenesis by influencing the availability of copper at the level of the ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... of melanins" is an exhaustive tabulation of archaic and undocumented statements about the histochem- istry of melanin and melanogenesis, for example. ..."

3. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1908)
"Researches on melanogenesis. Action of Tyrosinase on Various Compounds Analogous to Tyrosine. GABRIEL BERTRAND. Hull. soc. ..."

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