naevus

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naevus (plural naevi)

  1. (anatomy) A pigmented, raised or otherwise abnormal area on the skin. Naevi may be congenital or acquired. This term is reserved for benign skin lesions.

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Noun[edit]

naevus

  1. nevus (benign tumor on skin)

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This word is mainly known to and thus used by the medical professionals.

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naevus m (plural naevi)

  1. Alternative form of nævus.

Latin[edit]

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naevus

  1. birthmark
  2. mole (on the body)

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Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative naevus naevī
genitive naevī naevōrum
dative naevō naevīs
accusative naevum naevōs
ablative naevō naevīs
vocative naeve naevī

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