Definition of melanaemia in US English:

melanaemia

(also melanemia)

noun

Medicine
rare
  • 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.

Pronunciation

melanaemia

/ˌmɛləˈniːmɪə/