Definition of melanaemia in English:

melanaemia

(also melanemia)

Pronunciation /ˌmɛləˈniːmɪə/

noun

rare Medicine
  • The presence of dark pigment (originally malarial pigment, later specifically melanin or its precursors) melanin or other dark pigment in the blood.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From melano- + -aemia, after German Melanämie.