Melanoid



[mel-uh-noid] /ˈmɛl əˌnɔɪd/

adjective
1.
of or characterized by melanosis.
2.
resembling melanin; darkish.
/ˈmɛləˌnɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling melanin; dark coloured
2.
characterized by or resembling melanosis

melanoid mel·a·noid (měl’ə-noid’)
adj.

n.
A dark pigment that resembles melanin, formed from the glucosamines in chitin.

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