Definition of Melanocytes. Meaning of Melanocytes. Synonyms of Melanocytes

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- protection against UV radiation. Melanocytes also have a role in the immune system. Through a process called melanogenesis, melanocytes produce melanin, which is...
- an increased number of the melanin-producing cells, or melanocytes, but instead have melanocytes that overproduce melanin granules (melanosomes) changing...
- yields other important neuropeptides like adrenocorticotropic hormone. Melanocytes in skin make and secrete MSH in response to ultraviolet light, where...
- harmless (benign) hyperplasia of melanocytes which is linear in its spread. This means the hyperplasia of melanocytes is restricted to the cell layer directly...
- individuals.:1175 Within the skin, melanocytes are present in the basal layer of the epidermis; from these melanocytes originate dendrites that reach keratinocytes...
- nevus (also known as an "acquired dermal melanocytosis", and "dermal melanocyte hamartoma") is a cutaneous condition characterized by a diffusely gray-blue...
- Melanoma is a group of serious skin cancers that arise from pigment cells (melanocytes); acral lentiginous melanoma is a kind of lentiginous skin melanoma....
- of melanocytes have both been ****ociated with vitiligo. It is also thought to be caused by the immune system attacking and destroying the melanocytes of...
- melanocytes, which are found in the basal layer of the epidermis. Although, in general, human beings possess a similar concentration of melanocytes in...
- of California"). They are caused by a collection of pigment-producing melanocytes in the epidermis of the skin. These spots are typically permanent and...
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