melanodermatitis

Excessive deposit of melanin in an area of dermatitis.

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mel·a·no·der·ma·ti·tis (mel″ə-no-dur″mə-tiґtis) [melano- + dermatitis] dermatitis associated with an increased deposit of melanin in the skin.

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