sortuæxli

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EtymologyEdit

From sortu- (black) +‎ æxli (tumor) where sortu (of or pertaining to the colour black) is the genitive of sorta (a black colour, a black dye).

NounEdit

sortuæxli n (genitive singular sortuæxlis, nominative plural sortuæxli)

  1. (oncology, medicine) melanoma (a dark-pigmented, usually malignant tumor arising from a melanocyte and occurring most commonly in the skin)

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