melasma universale melasma u·ni·ver·sa·le (yōō’nə-vər-sā’lē)
See senile melanoderma.
[mel-uh-toh-nin] /ˌmɛl əˈtoʊ nɪn/ noun, Physiology. 1. a hormone secreted by the pineal gland in inverse proportion to the amount of light received by the retina, important in the regulation of biorhythms: in amphibians, it causes a lightening of the skin. /ˌmɛləˈtəʊnɪn/ noun 1. the hormone-like secretion of the pineal gland, causing skin colour changes […]
[mel-uh-koo-muh, -uh-zoo-, -uh k-soo-] /ˌmɛl əˈku mə, -əˈzu-, -əkˈsu-/ noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of trees, especially walnuts, characterized by an inky-black liquid oozing from the affected twigs, branches, and trunk, and by bark cankers, caused by any of several fungi, as Dothiorella gregaria.
[mel-buh] /ˈmɛl bə/ noun 1. (Dame) Nellie (Helen Porter Mitchell Armstrong) 1861–1931, Australian operatic soprano. 2. a female given name. /ˈmɛlbə/ noun 1. Dame Nellie, stage name of Helen Porter Mitchell. 1861–1931, Australian operatic soprano 2. (Austral, slang) do a Melba, to make repeated farewell appearances in various food preparations, especially peach Melba (1905) and […]
noun 1. a clear raspberry sauce, used especially as a dessert topping. noun 1. a sweet sauce made from fresh raspberries and served with peach melba, fruit sundaes, etc