Mongolian spot

noun

Medical Definition of Mongolian spot

: a bluish pigmented area near the base of the spine that is present at birth especially in Asian, southern European, American Indian, and black infants and that usually disappears during childhood

called also blue spot, Mongol spot

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“Mongolian spot.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mongolian%20spot. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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