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Meaning of NEVUS

Pronunciation:  'neevus

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a blemish on the skin formed before birth

NEVUS is a 5 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: birthmark
 See Also: blemish, defect, hemangioma simplex, nevus flammeus, port-wine stain, strawberry, strawberry mark



Medical Dictionary
 Definition: Medical term for mole.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A nevus is the medical term for a mole, which is a benign skin tumor composed of melanocytes.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: benign tumor, bilge, birthmark, blackhead, blain, blaze, bleb, blemish, blister, blob, blotch, boss, bow, brand, bubble, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, button, cahot, callosity, callus, cancer, carcinoma, caste mark, check, checkmark, chine, cicatrix, clump, comedo, condyle, convex, corn, crack, crater, craze, cut, cyst, dapple, defacement, defect, deformation, deformity, discoloration, disfiguration, disfigurement, distortion, dot, dowel, ear, earmark, engraving, excrescence, fault, flange, flap, flaw, fleck, flick, freckle, fungosity, fungus, gall, gash, gnarl, graving, growth, hack, handle, hemangioma, hickey, hill, hump, hunch, intumescence, jog, joggle, jot, keloid, kink, knob, knot, knur, knurl, lentigo, lip, loop, lump, macula, malignant growth, mark, marking, metastatic tumor, milium, mole, morbid growth, mottle, mountain, needle scar, neoplasm, nick, nonmalignant tumor, notch, nub, nubbin, nubble, outgrowth, papilloma, patch, peg, pimple, pit, pock, pockmark, point, polka dot, port-wine mark, port-wine stain, prick, proud flesh, puncture, pustule, rib, ridge, rift, ring, sarcoma, scab, scar, scarification, score, scotch, scratch, scratching, sebaceous cyst, shoulder, speck, speckle, spine, splash, split, splotch, spot, stain, stigma, strawberry mark, stud, sty, style, tab, tattoo, tattoo mark, tick, tittle, track, tubercle, tubercule, tumor, twist, verruca, vesicle, wale, warp, wart, watermark, weal, welt, wen, whitehead