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port-wine stain

port–wine stain

noun \ˈprt-ˈwīn-\

Definition of PORT-WINE STAIN

:  a reddish-purple superficial hemangioma of the skin commonly occurring as a birthmark

First Known Use of PORT-WINE STAIN

circa 1909

port–wine stain

noun \ˈprt-ˌwīn-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PORT–WINE STAIN

:  a reddish purple superficial hemangioma of the skin commonly occurring as a birthmark—called also nevus flammeus, port-wine mark

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