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Medical Term:

melanoacanthoma

Pronunciation: mel'a-no-ak'an-tho'ma

Definition: A seborrheic keratosis with melanin pigmentation associated with proliferation of intraepidermal melanocytes.

[melano- + G. akantha, thorn, + suffix -oma, tumor]

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