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phymatorrhysin

Pronunciation: fi'ma-tor'i-sin

Definition: A variety of melanin obtained from certain melanotic neoplasms, and from hair and other heavily pigmented parts.

[G. phyma (phymat-), tumor, + rhysis, a flowing]

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