Definition of melanoid in English:


Line breaks: mel¦an|oid
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛlənɔɪd


  • (Of a substance) resembling melanin.
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    • Characteristic red reverse pigment, although often discoloured by the presence of the diffusible melanoid pigment is also produced on Lactritmel agar and other pigment stimulating media.
    • Captive breeding has created several colour variants including albino, leucistic, golden-albino, olive, melanoid, melanoid-albino and pied examples.

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