\mɛlˈanɪk], \mɛlˈanɪk], \m_ɛ_l_ˈa_n_ɪ_k]\
Definitions of MELANIC
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1908 - Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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me-lan'ik, adj. black.--n. MEL'ANISM, an undue development of colouring matter in the skin and its appendages.--adj. MELANIS'TIC.--n. MEL'ANITE, a deep-black variety of garnet.--adjs. MELANOCHR[=O]'IC, MELANOCH'R[=O]OUS, dark-coloured; MEL'ANOID, dark-looking.--n. MELAN[=O]'SIS, an abnormal deposition of pigmentary matter in such organs as the spleen, liver, &c.: the condition of the system associated with such, black degeneration.--adjs. MELANOT'IC; MEL'ANOUS, dark-complexioned.--n. MELAN[=U]'RIA, the presence of a dark pigment in the urine.--adj. MELAN[=U]'RIC.--ns. MEL'APHYRE, a pre-Tertiary basalt, usually altered; MELAS'MA, a skin disease showing dark discolouration in spots.
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