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Meaning of "melanocyte" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MELANOCYTE

melanocyte  [ˈmɛlənəʊˌsaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MELANOCYTE

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verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Melanocyte is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MELANOCYTE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

melanocyte

Melanocyte

Melanocytes i/mɛˈlænɵsaɪt/ are melanin-producing cells located in the bottom layer of the skin's epidermis, the middle layer of the eye, the inner ear, meninges, bones, and heart. Melanin is the pigment primarily responsible for skin color.

Definition of melanocyte in the English dictionary

The definition of melanocyte in the dictionary is a cell, usually in the epidermis, that contains melanin.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MELANOCYTE


adipocyte
ˈædɪpəʊˌsaɪt
astrocyte
ˈæstrəʊˌsaɪt
coenocyte
ˈsiːnəʊˌsaɪt
erythrocyte
ɪˈrɪθrəʊˌsaɪt
gametocyte
ɡəˈmiːtəʊˌsaɪt
gonocyte
ˈɡɒnəʊˌsaɪt
haemocyte
ˈhiːməʊˌsaɪt
hemocyte
ˈhiːməʊˌsaɪt
iridocyte
ˈɪrɪdəʊˌsaɪt
lymphocyte
ˈlɪmfəʊˌsaɪt
macrocyte
ˈmækrəʊˌsaɪt
meiocyte
ˈmaɪəʊˌsaɪt
microcyte
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsaɪt
microgametocyte
ˌmaɪkrəʊɡəˈmiːtəʊˌsaɪt
microsite
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsaɪt
monocyte
ˈmɒnəʊˌsaɪt
myelocyte
ˈmaɪələʊˌsaɪt
osteocyte
ˈɒstɪəʊˌsaɪt
poikilocyte
ˈpɔɪkɪləʊˌsaɪt
spermatocyte
ˈspɜːmətəʊˌsaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MELANOCYTE

melanitic
melanization
melanize
melanoblast
Melanochroi
melanochroic
Melanochroid
melanochroous
melanogeneses
melanogenesis
melanoid
melanoma
melanomata
melanophore
melanosis
melanosity
melanosome
melanotic
melanotropin
melanous

WORDS THAT END LIKE MELANOCYTE

amebocyte
amoebocyte
athrocyte
auxocyte
B-lymphocyte
fibrocyte
granulocyte
hepatocyte
histiocyte
leucocyte
leukocyte
lipocyte
megakaryocyte
myxocyte
oligodendrocyte
oocyte
phagocyte
reticulocyte
T-lymphocyte
thrombocyte
thymocyte

Synonyms and antonyms of melanocyte in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «melanocyte» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MELANOCYTE

Find out the translation of melanocyte to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of melanocyte from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «melanocyte» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

黑素细胞
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

melanocitos
570 millions of speakers

English

melanocyte
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मेलानोसाईट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الصباغية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

меланоцитов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

melanócito
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

melanocyte
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mélanocytes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Melanocyte
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Melanozyten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

メラニン細胞
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

멜라닌 세포
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Melanocyte
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

melanocyte
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மெலனோசைட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेलानोसाइट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

melanosit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

melanocita
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

melanocytów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

меланоцитів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

melanocite
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μελανοκυττάρων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

melano
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

melanocyt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

melanocyte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of melanocyte

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MELANOCYTE»

The term «melanocyte» is regularly used and occupies the 69.906 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MELANOCYTE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «melanocyte» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «melanocyte» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about melanocyte

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MELANOCYTE»

Discover the use of melanocyte in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to melanocyte and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Handbook of Growth Factors
I. MELANOCYTE GROWTH FACTORS Melanocytes reside on the basal layer of the epidermis and are closely associated with keratinocytes and Langerhans cells, which are cells that synthesize and secrete a number of growth factors and  ...
Enrique Pimentel, 1994
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Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones—Advances in Research and ...
Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones—Advances in Research and Application / 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyPaperTM that delivers timely, authoritative, and intensively focused information about MelanocyteStimulating Hormones in a compact ...
‎2012
3
Vitiligo
Correlations of Melanocyte Antibodies with Vitiligo Antibodies to pigment cells have been demonstrated in the sera of vitiligo patients in several studies using a variety of research techniques, including immunopre- cipitation, immunoblotting,  ...
Mauro Picardo, Alain Taïeb, 2010
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Aging Hair
There may be variation in the size of melanocyte reservoirs in different tissues and between different individuals, which may reflect different rates of “seeding” from the neural crest during melanocyte precursor migrations during embryogenesis ...
Ralph M. Trüeb, Desmond Tobin, 2010
5
Oncogenic Activities of Grm1 in Melanocyte Transformation
We had previously reported a transgenic mouse line, TG-3, that displayed spontaneous melanoma development.
Seung-Shick Shin, 2007
6
The Biology of the Skin
The. biology. of. melanocytes. James J. Nordlund and Raymond E. Boissy Figure 1 High-power electron micrograph of a melanocyte (M) demonstrating. THE. COLORS. OF. HUMAN. SKIN. Human skin color is produced by many components ...
Dr. R. K. Freinkel, D.T. Woodley, 2001
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Textbook of Aging Skin
It is hypothesized that the semaphorin–plexin system may play a role in keratinocyte–melanocyte interactions. Using RNA-mediated interference, it has been demonstrated that knockdown of either the entire semaphorin class, specifically ...
Miranda A. Farage, Kenneth W. Miller, Howard I. Maibach, 2010
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Melanocortins: Multiple Actions and TherapeuticPotential
Dimeric DOTA-_-melanocyte-stimulating hormone analogs: synthesis and in vivo characteristics of radiopeptides with high in vitro activity. J Recept Signal Transduct 2007; 27:383-409. 30. Heppeler A, Froidevaux S, Eberle AN et al. Receptor ...
Anna Catania, 2011
9
Recent Advances in Pathology
Thus, in contrast to the atrophy observed in the depigmenting lesions, vitiligo and leprosy, increased melanocyte activity results in keratinocyte proliferation and hyperactivity. Comment As with the hypopigmented lesions the pigmented and the ...
Deodhar, 2002
10
Chemical Factors in Neural Growth, Degeneration and Repair
These studies showed a critical dependency of melanocyte development on c-kit at El3.5-14.5, and effects on coat colour were seen following intradermal injection of pregnant mice as early as El0.5. Even in the adult, intradermal injection of ...
C. Bell, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MELANOCYTE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term melanocyte is used in the context of the following news items.
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Translational Psychiatry - The oxytocin system promotes resilience …
The endogenous MC, α-melanocyte stimulating hormone, stimulates central OT release in rat hypothalamic slices via the MC4 receptor. «Nature.com, Jul 15»
2
UT Southwestern dermatologist improves technique to treat skin …
... called non-cultured epidermal suspension (NCES) grafting, cellular grafting or melanocyte keratinocyte transplant procedure (MKTP). «News-Medical.net, Jul 15»
3
BUSM researchers funded by Melanoma Research Alliance to bring …
A number of gene mutations promote the transformation of normal skin melanocyte cells into aggressive cancerous cells. An example is the ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
4
Understanding The Technology of Peptides
The major hormone produced from POMC is alpha MSH, which stimulates the production of melanin in the melanocyte. Finally, this versatile ... «SkinInc.com, Jul 15»
5
Novel Drug Works for Photosensitivity
Afemelanotide, an alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone analogue, was safe and efficacious in treating erythropoietic protoporphyria, ... «MedPage Today, Jul 15»
6
Treatment Reduces Symptoms in Syndrome That Causes Extreme …
... quality of life were significantly improved by treatment with afamelanotide, a novel synthetic version of a melanocyte-stimulating hormone. «Newswise, Jul 15»
7
Understand What Causes Your Vitiligo and How To Deal With It
... is a high suspicion that it is an autoimmune disease that causes the body's antibodies to attack and destroy the melanocyte producing cells. «Doctor Tipster, Jun 15»
8
'Need to aware people about vitiligo'
... cultured melanocyte transfer is used," Singh said. In case of non-responders, tattooing or camouflage lotions are the only options, he added. «Times of India, Jun 15»
9
Researched Skin Care Ingredients
Melanocyte cells in the epidermis produce melanin in response to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) light, causing a tan, but also age-related dark spots. «Natural Products INSIDER, Jun 15»
10
A UC researcher just got a major endorsement for her cancer …
... focused on the chemical modification of a hormone called alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH). Researchers were able to reduce alpha-MSH ... «University of Cincinnati, Jun 15»

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