Definition of Melanosis. Meaning of Melanosis. Synonyms of Melanosis

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Definition of Melanosis

Melanosis
Melanosis Mel`a*no"sis, [NL., fr. Gr. ? a growing black, fr. me`las, -anos, black.] (Med.) The morbid deposition of black matter, often of a malignant character, causing pigmented tumors.

Meaning of Melanosis from wikipedia

- Melanosis is a form of hyperpigmentation ****ociated with increased melanin. It can also refer to: Melanism Ocular melanosis Smoker's melanosis Oral melanosis...
- Ocular melanosis (OM) is a blue-gray and/or brown lesion of the conjunctiva that can be separated into benign conjunctival epithelial melanosis (BCEM)...
- propria. Micrograph of melanosis coli. H&E stain. Micrograph of melanosis coli. H&E stain. No adverse effects or consequences of melanosis coli have been identified...
- pigmentation. Smoker's melanosis is like the genetic melanin pigmentations, a defence-system in action. The microscope shows smoker's melanosis to be characterized...
- symptomatic neurocutaneous melanosis generally have a poor prognosis with few treatment options. The pathogenesis of neurocutaneous melanosis is believed to be...
- Riehl melanosis is believed to be sun exposure following the use of some perfumes or creams (a photocontact dermatitis).: 858  Riehl melanosis is named...
- Becker's nevus (also known as "Becker's melanosis", "Becker's pigmentary hamartoma", "nevoid melanosis", and "pigmented hairy epidermal nevus") is a benign...
- Transient neonatal pustular melanosis (TNPM), also known as pustular melanosis, is a type of neonatal pustular eruption that is a transient rash common...
- Nevus of Ota Other names Congenital melanosis bulbi, nevus fuscoceruleus ophthalmomaxillaris, oculodermal melanocytosis,: 700  oculomucodermal melanocytosis...
- animals Peutz–Jeghers syndrome, dark patches on the lips etc. Ocular melanosis Melanosis, hyperpigmentation via increased melanin Morales, E. (1995). The...