birthmark


birth·mark

noun \ˈbərth-ˌmärk\

: an unusual mark that is present on the skin from the time when someone is born

Full Definition of BIRTHMARK

:  an unusual mark or blemish on the skin at birth :  nevus

First Known Use of BIRTHMARK

1580

birth·mark

noun \ˈbərth-ˌmärk\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIRTHMARK

: an unusual mark or blemish on the skin at birth : nevus
birthmark transitive verb

birthmark

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Unusual mark or blemish on the skin at birth. Most birthmarks are either hemangiomas or moles. They are usually harmless and many fade in childhood; those that do not can sometimes be removed by laser surgery or abrasion.

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