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ne·vus

 (nē′vəs)
n. pl. ne·vi (-vī′)
Any of various congenital or acquired lesions of the skin or oral mucosa that are usually pigmented and raised and may include epidermal, connective, vascular, or other types of tissue.

[Latin naevus.]

ne′void′ (-void′) adj.

nevus

(ˈniːvəs)
n, pl -vi (-vaɪ)
(Medicine) the usual US spelling of naevus

ne•vus

(ˈni vəs)

n., pl. -vi (-vī).
any congenital anomaly of the skin, including moles and various types of birthmarks.
[< Latin naevus mole]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nevus - a blemish on the skin that is formed before birthnevus - a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth
blemish, mar, defect - a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"
nevus flammeus, port-wine stain - a flat birthmark varying from pink to purple
Translations

ne·vus

n. nevo, lunar, marca de nacimiento.
comedonicus ______ comedónico;
compound ______ compuesto;
dysplastic ______ de displasia, con algunas células malignas;
faun tail ______ de cola de fauno;
flammeus ______ flamante;
junction, junctional ______ de unión;
melanocytic ______ melanocítico;
sebaceous ______ sebáceo.

nevus

n (pl nevi) nevo; dysplastic — nevo displásico
References in periodicals archive ?
To the Editor: Nevus sebaceous (NS) is an epidermal nevus that is comprised predominantly of sebaceous glands in approximately 0.
Other dermatoses observed in this study were Lichen striatus, Linear Lichen planus, inflammatory Linear verrucous epidermal nevus, Lichen nitidus, Paederus dermatitis, Hypomelanosis of Ito, Linear and Whorled nevoid hypermelanosis.
Syndromic hemimegalencephaly (for example, epidermal nevus syndrome and Proteus Syndrome) is associated with other features which include hemicorporal hypertrophy of the ipsilateral part of the body.
The clinical differential diagnosis for NS includes seborrheic keratosis, congenital nevus, and epidermal nevus.
Nevus sebaceous (NS) is considered a subtype of an epidermal nevus, a benign hamartoma that includes an excess or deficiency of structural elements of the skin, such as epidermis, sebaceous, and apocrine glands.
Some consider linear psoriasis to be either synonymous with inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus (ILVEN) or an invasion of pre-existing epidermal nevus by psoriasis due to koebnerisation.
Nevus comedonicus, also known as comedo nevus or follicular nevus, is a rare subtype of epidermal nevus, first described in 1895 by Kofmann [1].
Here, we present a child with terra firma-forme dermatosis who has been previously diagnosed with epidermal nevus.
Other cutaneous lesions also related to amyloid deposits are linear verrucous epidermal nevus (23), melanocytic nevus (23, 24), seborrheic kerato-sis (5), actinic keratosis (6), or Bowen's disease (25).
Basaloid follicular hamartoma in a linear distribution may mimic linear epidermal nevus, lichen striatus, linear morphea, and basal cell nevus.
He had been seen by other dermatologists and previous diagnoses included epidermal nevus and linear psoriasis.
TABLE Some causes of cutaneous horn Benign--noninfectious Angiokeratoma Angioma Dermatofibroma Epidermal inclusion cyst ("sebaceous cyst") Linear verrucous epidermal nevus Fibroma Lichen simplex chronicus ("neurodermatitis") Lichenoid keratosis Prurigo nodularis Pyogenic granuloma Sebaceous adenoma Seborrheic keratosis Trichilemma Benign--infectious Condyloma acuminata (genital warts) Molluscum contagiosum Verruca vulgaris (common wart) Premalignant/malignant Actinic keratosis Basal cell carcinoma Bowen's disease Epidermoid carcinoma Kaposi's sarcoma Keratoacanthoma Malignant melanoma Squamous cell carcinoma Sources: Gould and Brodell 1999, (1) Akan et al 2001, (6) Khaitan 1999.