junction nevus

n.

A nevus consisting of nests of melanocytes at the junction of the epidermis and dermis that appear as a small, slightly raised, flat, nonhairy, dark-brown or black tumor.

Nearby words

  1. juncaceous,
  2. junco,
  3. junction,
  4. junction box,
  5. junction city,
  6. junction transistor,
  7. junctional epithelium,
  8. junctura,
  9. junctural,
  10. juncturally


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