[ pawrt-wahyn, pohrt- ]
/ ˈpɔrtˈwaɪn, ˈpoʊrt- /
a large birthmark of purplish color, usually on the face or neck.
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Origin of port-wine stain
First recorded in 1885–90
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port wine stain
a type of haemangioma, seen as a purplish birthmark, often large and on the face or neck
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[ pôrt′wīn′ ]
A purplish area of the skin, usually on the head and neck, appearing at birth and caused by an overgrowth of the cutaneous capillaries.nevus flammeus port-wine mark
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