melanic

[muh-lan-ik]

Origin of melanic

First recorded in 1815–25; melan- + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for melanic

melanic

adjective
  1. relating to melanism or melanosis
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melanic in Medicine

melanic

[mə-lănĭk]
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or exhibiting melanism.
  2. Of, relating to, or affected with melanosis; melanotic.
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