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|Note:||This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.|
|Definition:||A pigment cell derived from the neural crest. Contains melanin-filled pigment granules, which gives a brown to black appearance.|
|Ontology:||Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009091]|
|Synonyms:||melanosarcoma, melanosarcoma, malignant melanoma|
|Definition:||Tumor of neurectodermal origin, usually melanocytes, showing dense deposition of melanin granules, although amelanotic melanomas have been reported. (M-8720/3).|