Medical Definition of Melanotic pigment

1. Pigments largely of animal origin. High molecular weight polymers of indole quinone. Colours include black/brown, yellow, red and violet. Found in feathers, cuttle ink, human skin, hair and eyes and in cellular immune responses and wound healing in arthropods. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melanotic Pigment

melanosis coli
melanosis corii degenerativa
melanosity
melanosome
melanosomes
melanosperm
melanosperms
melanostatin
melanostibite
melanotekite
melanothallite
melanotic
melanotic carcinoma
melanotic freckle
melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy
melanotic pigment (current term)
melanotic progonoma
melanotic whitlow
melanotonin
melanotrichous
melanotroph
melanotropin
melanotropin-releasing factor
melanotropin-releasing hormone
melanotropin release-inhibiting hormone
melanotype
melanotypes
melanous
melanovanadite
melanterite

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