Medical Definition of Nevocyte

1. The cell of a pigmented cutaneous nevus that differs from a normal melanocyte in that it lacks dendrites. A-type, melanocytes in the epidermis in pigmented nevi, resembling epithelial cells and frequently containing melanin. Nevus cell, B-type, small, usually non-pigmented melanocytes in the mid-dermis in pigmented nevi. Nevus cell, C-type, non-pigmented spindle-shaped melanocytes in the lower dermis in pigmented nevi. Synonym: nevocyte. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nevocyte

neverlands
nevermind
neverminded
neverminding
neverminds
nevermore
neverthelater
nevertheless
neverwozzer
neves
nevew
nevews
nevi
nevi and melanomas
nevirapine
nevocyte (current term)
nevoid
nevoid amentia
nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome
nevolipoma
nevose
nevoxanthoendothelioma
nevskite
nevus
nevus anaemicus
nevus angiectodes
nevus arachnoideus
nevus araneus

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