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[nee-vuh s] /ˈni vəs/

noun, plural nevi
[nee-vahy] /ˈni vaɪ/ (Show IPA)
any congenital anomaly of the skin, including moles and various types of birthmarks.
noun (pl) -vi (-vaɪ)
the usual US spelling of naevus

nevus ne·vus (nē’vəs)
n. pl. ne·vi (-vī’)


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    nevus cell n. A cell of a pigmented cutaneous nevus whose absence of dendrites differentiates from a melanocyte.

  • Nevus flammeus

    nevus flammeus nevus flam·me·us (flām’ē-əs) n. See port-wine stain.

  • Nevus pigmentosus

    nevus pigmentosus nevus pig·men·to·sus (pĭg’mən-tō’səs, -měn-) n. See mole.

  • Nevus sebaceus

    nevus sebaceus nevus se·ba·ce·us (sə-bā’sē-əs) n. Congenital hyperplasia of the sebaceous glands with papillary acanthosis of the epidermis.

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