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melanin

noun [U] uk   /ˈmel.ə.nɪn/ us  
a dark brown pigment (= substance that gives colour), found in eyes, skin, hair, feathers, etc. It helps to protect the skin against harmful light from the sun.
Translations of “melanin”
in Spanish melanina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黑色素…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黑色素…
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