Etymology
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melanoma (n.)

"tumor containing melanin," 1826, medical Latin, from Greek melas (genitive melanos) "black" (see melano-) + -oma. Greek melanōma meant "blackness."

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Definitions of melanoma

melanoma (n.)
any of several malignant neoplasms (usually of the skin) consisting of melanocytes;
Synonyms: malignant melanoma
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