[ mĕl′ə-nō-dûr′mə ]
An abnormal darkening of the skin caused by deposition of excess melanin or of metallic substances.
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Words nearby melanoderma
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Example sentences from the Web for melanoderma
The color is yellowish, or brownish, and may even be blackish (melasma, melanoderma).Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon