Definition of Melanophores

1. Noun. (plural of melanophore) ¹



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Definition of Melanophores

1. melanophore [n] - See also: melanophore

Medical Definition of Melanophores

1. Pigment cells containing melanin. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melanophores

melanoleukoderma
melanoleukoderma colli
melanoliberin
melanoma
melanoma growth stimulatory activity
melanomas
melanomata
melanomatosis
melanonychia
melanopathy
melanophage
melanophilin
melanophlogite
melanophore
melanophore-expanding principle
melanophores (current term)
melanoplakia
melanoprotein
melanopsin
melanorrhagia
melanorrhoea
melanos
melanoscope
melanoses
melanosis
melanosis circumscripta precancerosa
melanosis coli
melanosity
melanosome

Literary usage of Melanophores

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1. The American Anatomical Memoirs by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1920)
"The epidermal melanophores. The epidermal melanophore, when in an ... The melanophores of the epidermis are greatly reduced in number in the albino (figs. ..."

2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1920)
"Although fully agreeing that the melanophores and their processes remain fixed and that their pigment undergoes migration, I am unable to see how any set of ..."

3. I. A Further Study of Variation in the Gopher-snakes of Western North by John Van Denburgh (1920)
"Although fully agreeing that the melanophores and their processes remain fixed and that their pigment undergoes migration, I am unable to see how any set of ..."

4. A New Genus and Species of Grasshopper from California by Morgan Hebard (1920)
"Although fully agreeing that the melanophores and their processes remain fixed and that their pigment undergoes migration, I am unable to see how any set of ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"Another feature which immediately attracts attention is the apparent absence of the epidermal melanophores. Upon closer examination the faint outlines of a ..."

6. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"For investigating the effect of carbon dioxid and of oxygen on the cutaneous melanophores, the legs of a frog were cut off immediately after death, ..."

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