NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,777 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- compound nevus
- listen (KOM-pownd NEE-vus)
- A type of mole formed by groups of nevus cells found in the epidermis and dermis (the two main layers of tissue that make up the skin).