nevus vascularis

[văs′kyə-lârĭs]

n.

A congenital red-colored nevus that is irregular in shape and that is caused by an overgrowth of the cutaneous capillaries.

Nearby words

  1. nevus flammeus,
  2. nevus pigmentosus,
  3. nevus sebaceus,
  4. nevus spilus,
  5. nevus unius lateris,
  6. new,
  7. new age,
  8. new age music,
  9. new albany,
  10. new american bible


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