Definition of Melanotic

1. a. Melanistic.

Definition of Melanotic

1. Adjective. Relating to melanosis. ¹

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Definition of Melanotic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Melanotic

1. 1. Pertaining to the presence, normal or pathologic, of melanin. 2. Relating to or characterised by melanosis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melanotic

melanosis circumscripta precancerosa
melanosis coli
melanotic (current term)
melanotic carcinoma
melanotic freckle
melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy
melanotic pigment
melanotic progonoma
melanotic whitlow
melanotropin-releasing factor
melanotropin-releasing hormone
melanotropin release-inhibiting hormone

Literary usage of Melanotic

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"2) has undertaken to solve the question whether the pigment of melanotic tumors comes directly from the coloring matter of the red blood-corpuscles, ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology: Designed for Students and by William Allen Pusey (1907)
"Primary melanotic sarcoma usually occurs as a single pigmented tumor. ... They are usually followed by rapidly developing melanotic ..."

3. An introduction to pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green (1884)
"A melanotic Sarcoma of the Penis.—A. A thin section showing the general arrangement of the elements, x 200. B. A section from the peripheral part of the ..."

4. Diseases of the Skin by Richard Lightburn Sutton (1916)
"Both clinically and histologically, the three conditions have many characteristics in common. melanotic Sarcoma (Melanoma).—This is the most malignant of ..."

5. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin: For the Use of Students and by Oliver Samuel Ormsby (1915)
"melanotic or Pigmented Carcinoma.—This is a rare and malignant form, ... In a few instances, the disease is limited to single melanotic growths of this ..."

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