melanocytoma

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melanocytoma mel·a·no·cy·to·ma (měl'ə-nō-sī-tō'mə)
n.

  1. A benign neoplasm composed of melanocytes.

  2. A usually benign, deeply pigmented melanoma of the optic disk.

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