Definición de melanosis en inglés:

melanosis

Silabificación: mel·a·no·sis
Pronunciación: /ˌmeləˈnōsəs
 
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sustantivo

Medicine
  • A condition of abnormal or excessive production of melanin in the skin or other tissue.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Erythema toxicum neonatorum, transient neonatal pustular melanosis, sucking blister, miliaria, and mongolian spots are among the many benign skin conditions that can occur in newborns.
    • Various types of skin manifestations of arsenic toxicity were observed - from melanosis, keratosis, hyperkeratosis, dorsal keratosis, and nonpitting edema, to gangrene and cancer.
    • A punch biopsy at the border of the lesion is necessary to rule out melanosis secondary to malignant melanoma that manifests as a generalized blue-gray skin discoloration.

Derivativos

melanotic

Pronunciación: /-ˈnätik/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Of the 9 metastatic melanomas, 5 were melanotic and 4 were amelanotic.
  • Therefore, a final diagnosis of melanotic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma was made.
  • About 1% of all newborns have a congenital melanotic (black pigmented) nevus or birthmark.

Origen

early 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek melas, melan- 'black' + -osis.

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Pronunciación: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw