junctional nevus

Definition / meaning of junctional nevus

A type of nevus (mole) found at the junction (border) between the epidermis (outer) and the dermis (inner) layers of the skin. These moles may be colored and slightly raised.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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