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Melanosome

Definition noun, plural: melanosomes An organelle in pigment cell that synthesizes and stores melanin Supplement A... Read More

Melanocyte

Definition noun, plural: melanocytes A type of pigment cell that, in particular, produce melanin, and occurs in the... Read More

Melanogenesis

Definition noun The process of producing melanin Supplement Melanogenesis is the process of melanin production. Melanocytes... Read More

Melanophore

Definition noun, plural: melanophores A type of pigment cell that, in particular, produce and store... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Amelanism

Definition noun A condition characterized by the complete lack of pigments (or melanin) Supplement Melanin is a compound... Read More