naevus

US nevus

noun plural -vi (-vaɪ)

any congenital growth or pigmented blemish on the skin; birthmark or mole

Nearby words

  1. nads,
  2. nae,
  3. naegeli syndrome,
  4. naething,
  5. naeve,
  6. naff,
  7. naff off,
  8. naffziger operation,
  9. naffziger syndrome,
  10. nafilah

Derived Formsnaevoid or US nevoid, adjective

Word Origin for naevus

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

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