nevus

noun ne·vus \ ˈnē-vəs \

Definition of nevus

plural nevi play \ˈnē-ˌvī\
:a congenital or acquired usually highly pigmented area on the skin that is either flat or raised :mole

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Origin and Etymology of nevus

New Latin, from Latin naevus


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nevus

noun ne·vus
variants: or chiefly British naevus play \ˈnē-vəs\

medical Definition of nevus

plural nevi or chiefly British naevi play \-ˌvī\
:a congenital or acquired usually highly pigmented area on the skin that is either flat or raised :mole — see blue nevus, junctional nevus, spider nevus

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