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Discussion :: Biology - Section 1 (Q.No.51)


Pigmentation of skin is due to

[A]. lymphocytes
[B]. monocytes
[C]. leucocytes
[D]. melanocytes

Answer: Option D


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Jeniffer said: (Aug 13, 2011)  
The pigment melanin is secreted in our body. Due to which our skin in coloured. Therfore that pigment is called Melanocytes.

Grace said: (Jan 13, 2015)  
What about monocytes, leucocytes and lympocytes? Kindly explain please?

Mannu said: (Jul 23, 2015)  
Monocytes are WBC.

Pinki said: (Nov 13, 2015)  
What are the leukocyte and lymphocyte? Are these the type of WBC?

Latha said: (May 13, 2016)  
The scientific term for white blood cells is leukocytes and a lymphocyte is one of the subtypes of White blood cell.

Pavan Kumar said: (Dec 30, 2020)  
The scientific name of WBC is leukocytes and they have two types one is granulocytes and agranulocytes. In agranulocytes again divides two types one is lymphocyte and another is monocytes. But in human skin have malanocytes in epidermis and hair follicles and it origin from neural crest cells.

Edu Victor said: (May 24, 2021)  
Because the pigment responsible for it is called "melanin"

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