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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Congenital pigments on the skin: birthmarks, moles.

Usage examples (34)
  • Of the seven — Sarah, Miriam, Deborah, Hannah, Abigail, Huldah and Esther — three are actually referred to as nevi’ot (prophetesses) in the biblical text itself.
  • There are benign melanocytic nevi or normal moles, and dysplastic nevi, which have abnormal growth patterns.
  • Benign melanocytic nevi show up on the skin naturally; and some—called congenital nevi—are evident at birth.
  • Cellular blue nevi, with a small chance of developing into cancer, a bigger chance with my family history, but small nonetheless. for more
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