nevus
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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  • nevus — (Del lat. naevus, lunar1). m. Med. Alteración congénita muy localizada de la pigmentación de la piel, generalmente de color marrón o azulado …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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

  • nevus — [nē′vəs] n. pl. nevi [mē′vī΄] [ModL < L naevus, birthmark < base of genus, GENUS] a birthmark, mole, or other colored spot on the skin nevoid [nē′void΄] adj …   English World dictionary

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  • nevus — nevoid /nee voyd/, adj. /nee veuhs/, n., pl. nevi / vuy/. any congenital anomaly of the skin, including moles and various types of birthmarks. [1685 95; sp. var. of L naevus mole] * * * ▪ anatomy plural  Nevi,         congenital skin lesion, or… …   Universalium

  • Nevus — ► sustantivo masculino MEDICINA Denominación genérica de las manchas de la piel y de las mucosas susceptibles de sufrir una degeneración cancerígena. IRREG. plural nevus * * * nevus m. Med. Mancha o verruga de la piel. * * * nevus. (Del lat.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Nevus — A pigmented spot on the skin, such as a mole. The plural of nevus is nevi. * * * 1. A circumscribed malformation of the skin, especially if colored by hyperpigmentation or increased vascularity; a n. may be predominantly epidermal, adnexal,… …   Medical dictionary

  • nevus — {{#}}{{LM N27314}}{{〓}} {{[}}nevus{{]}} ‹ne·vus› {{◆}}(pl. nevus){{◇}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} Malformación de la piel que forma pequeñas manchas o verrugas. {{★}}{{\}}ETIMOLOGÍA:{{/}} Del latín naevus (lunar) …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

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