melanosis coli


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melanosis coli

[‚mel·ə′nō·səs ′kō‚lī]
(pathology)
Melanotic pigmentation of the mucosa of the colon in large numbers of minute foci.
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Because patients with Rett syndrome characteristically experience constipation, it is logical to assume that melanosis coli must be common in these patients.