Associations to the word «Naevus»

Wiktionary

NAEVUS, noun. (anatomy) A pigmented, raised or otherwise abnormal area on the skin. Naevi may be congenital or acquired. This term is reserved for benign skin lesions.
NAEVUS FLAMMEUS, noun. (anatomy) A vascular birthmark or naevus, usually on the head and neck, consisting of an overgrowth of capillaries which produce a reddish to purplish discoloration of the skin.

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