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melanoplakia

[ mĕl′ə-nō-plākē-ə, mə-lăn′ə- ]

n.

The occurrence of pigmented patches on the tongue and buccal mucous membranes.

Nearby words

melanoma, melanomatosis, melanonychia, melanophage, melanophore, melanoplakia, melanosis, melanosis coli, melanosity, melanosome, melanospermous
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