Naevus
Naevus N[ae]"vus (n[=e]"v[u^]s), n.; pl. {N[ae]vi} (-v[=i]). [L.] (Med.) A spot or mark on the skin of children when born; a birthmark; -- the term includes moles as wells a other types of birthmark, and is most commonly applied to reddish or brownish raised vascular areas of the skin, i. e., those consisting mainly of blood vessels, as dilated arteries, veins, or capillaries. [Usually spelled {nevus}.] [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Naevus — (lat.), ein angebornes Mal; N. maternus, Muttermal; N.vascularis, Gefäßmal (Telangiëktasie); N. purpureus, flammeus, Feuermal; N. lenticularis, Leberfleck …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • naevus — (US nevus) ► NOUN (pl. naevi) ▪ a birthmark or a mole on the skin. ORIGIN Latin …   English terms dictionary

  • naevus — n. (pl. naevi) a birthmark: a clearly defined malformation of the skin, present at birth. There are many different types of naevi. Some, including the strawberry naevus and port wine stain, are composed of small blood vessels (see haemangioma).… …   Medical dictionary

  • naevus — n.; pl. naevi a birthmark: a clearly defined malformation of the skin, present at birth. There are many different types of naevi. Some, including the strawberry naevus and port wine stain, are composed of small blood vessels (see haemangioma).… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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