nevus

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Borrowed from Latin naevus.

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nevus (plural nevi)

  1. (anatomy) Any of a number of different, usually benign, pigmented, raised or otherwise abnormal lesions of the skin.
    Hyponyms: birthmark, mole
    Most birthmarks and moles fall into the category of nevi.

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