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naevus

US nevus

/ (ˈniːvəs) /
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noun plural -vi (-vaɪ)
any congenital growth or pigmented blemish on the skin; birthmark or mole
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Derived forms of naevus

naevoid or US nevoid, adjective

Word Origin for naevus

C19: from Latin; related to (g) natus born, produced by nature
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