- An epidermal cell capable of synthesizing melanin.
- A cell when you look at the epidermis that creates the pigment melanin.
- In pathology, a lymphocyte, or wandering amœboid cell, containing dark pigment-granules.
- a cell when you look at the basal level of epidermis that creates melanin beneath the control of the melanocyte-stimulating hormones
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