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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
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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.
It, also known as nevus fuscoceruleus ophthalmomaxillaris, is a pigmentary change involving the first and second divisions of the trigeminal nerve.
Nevus sebaceous (NS) is a congenital hamartoma of the sebaceous glands that was first described by Josef Jadassohn, MD, in 1895.
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.
Nevus comedonicus, also known as comedo nevus or follicular nevus, is a rare subtype of epidermal nevus, first described in 1895 by Kofmann [1].
Operation NEVUS takes place annually in and around Canadian Forces Station (CFS) Alert, located on the northeastern tip of Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, 817 kilometres from the geographic North Pole.
Approximately 100 Canadian Armed Forces personnel and civilian members from the Department of National Defence have completed Operation NEVUS 2016 the performance of essential preventive and corrective maintenance on the High Arctic Data Communications System (HADCS) in and around Canadian Forces Station (CFS) Alert, Nunavut, located on Ellesmere Island, from June 1 to 28, 2016.
The differential diagnosis for CMN includes cafe au lait macules, blue-gray spots (aka Mongolian spots), nevus of Ota, nevus spilus, and vascular malformations (table).
Newborn with gigantic congenital Melanocytic Nevus in "vest shape"
Fortunately, most moles, known to doctors as nevi (singular: nevus or naevus), are usually benign, but their total number should be monitored, because risk of melanoma increases with each additinol one.
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare syndrome characterized by multiple vascular malformations of varying size and appearance that present predominantly on the skin and within the gastrointestinal tract and less often in other internal organs.