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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.
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nevus

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

(ˈni vəs)

n., pl. -vi (-vī).
any congenital anomaly of the skin, including moles and various types of birthmarks.
[< Latin naevus mole]
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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
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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.
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nevus

n (pl nevi) nevo; dysplastic — nevo displásico
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References in periodicals archive ?
(41) Many authors include within this category at least some lesions previously designated as clonal nevi, inverted type A nevi, atypical dermal nodule in benign melanocytic nevus, and melanocytic nevus with focal atypical epithelioid cell component.
The ICD-O classification includes further morphological codes, such as balloon cell M, regressing M, amelanotic M, M in junctional nevus, M in precancerous melanosis, desmoplastic M, neurotropic M, mucosal lentiginous M, M in giant pigmented nevus/congenital melanocytic nevus, mixed epithelioid and spindle cell M, epithelioid cell M, spindle cell M (not otherwise specified), spindle cell M (type A), spindle cell M (type B), and malignant blue nevus (3).
CONGENITAL MELANOCYTIC NEVUS | The congenital melanocytic nevus is a type of melanocytic nevus (or mole) found in birth.
Cheryl Shaw was born with giant congenital melanocytic nevus, a rare disease that causes large moles to appear all over the body.
A GIANT CONGENITAL MELANOCYTIC NEVUS (GCMN) in a 7-year-old girl was effectively treated with the MEK inhibitor trametinib, according to a case report published in Pediatrics.
An excision biopsy of the hairy melanocytic nevus on the right lower back was done; the diagnosis proved to be a melanocytic junctional nevus.
The first human trials of Alpha DaRT have been taking place in Israel and Italy for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) tumors, a form of skin and oral cancer; and in Israel, Italy, New York and Montreal for congenital melanocytic nevus (CMN).
In addition, an associated dermal melanocytic nevus consistent with what was seen on exam was identified histologically.
Dermoscopic features of congenital melanocytic nevus and Becker nevus in an adult male population: an analysis with 10-fold magnification.
Intradermal nevus is a subtype of melanocytic nevus; its occurrence within the EAC is relatively rare.
"If the scanning brain MRI is normal, [children] might not have congenital melanocytic nevus syndrome, and would be at low risk for melanoma," Dr.
Most were undergoing surgery for some type of disfiguring facial birthmarks, such as a melanocytic nevus or port wine stain.