Medical Definition of Melanogen

1. A colourless substance that may be converted into melanin; e.g., some patients with widespread metastases of melanoma excrete melanogen in their urine, and melanin is formed when the urine is exposed to air (i.e., oxidised) for a few hours. Origin: melanin + G. -gen, producing (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melanogen

melanocortins
melanocyte
melanocyte-stimulating hormone
melanocytes
melanocytic
melanocytoma
melanocytosis
melanocytotic
melanodendrocyte
melanoderma
melanoderma chloasma
melanodermatitis
melanodermic
melanogaster
melanogasters
melanogen (current term)
melanogenaemia
melanogeneses
melanogenesis
melanogenetic
melanogenic
melanoglossia
melanogogue
melanogogues
melanoid
melanoids
melanokeratosis
melanoleukoderma
melanoleukoderma colli
melanoliberin

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