Definition of Melanic. Meaning of Melanic. Synonyms of Melanic

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Definition of Melanic

Melanic
Melanic Me*lan"ic, a. [Gr. me`las, -anos, black.] 1. Melanotic. 2. (Ethnol.) Of or pertaining to the black-haired races. --Prichard.

Meaning of Melanic from wikipedia

- jaguarundi, coloration varies from dark brown and gray to light reddish. Melanic forms of jaguar are common in certain parts of South America. In 1938 and...
- and only 12.6% were resting on or under twigs. There are several melanic and non-melanic morphs of the peppered moth. These are controlled genetically....
- 1895. Melanic B. betularia have been widely observed in North America. In 1959, 90% of B. betularia in Michigan and Pennsylvania were melanic. By 2001...
- evolutionary process has actually been observed." The dark-coloured or melanic form of the peppered moth (var. carbonaria) was not known before 1811....
- constituents of the 'blood sweat' of hippopotamuses. It is less commonly known as melanic acid, the name chosen by William Prout. Ac****ulation of excess homogentisic...
- B.betularia morpha carbonaria, the melanic form, illustrating discontinuous variation...
- variety. They scout the notion that their terrible "black tiger" is a mere melanic variation, like the black leopard of the Old World and the wild black rabbit...
- it would take 48 generations to produce the dominant (melanic or black) forms, and the melanic po****tion could dominate the entire moth po****tion after...
- determines whether the females are either wild-type (yellow and black) or melanic (dark melanin replaces the yellow background). This genetic difference...
- melanic black morph. They are controlled by alleles at one locus, with the carbonaria being dominant. There is also an intermediate or semi-melanic morph...
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