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Medical Term:

melanoderma

Pronunciation: mel'a-no-der'ma

Definition

  1. An abnormal darkening of the skin by deposition of excess melanin.
  2. Hyperpigmentation of the skin by melanin or deposition of dark substances such as silver, iron, and drug derivatives.

[melano- + G. derma, skin]

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