Meaning of melanogenesis in English:

melanogenesis

Pronunciation /ˌmɛlənə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/

noun

Physiology
  • The formation of melanin.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Biological Bulletin. From melano- + -genesis, after French mélanogénèse. Compare earlier melanogen.