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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Nevo de unión

Junctional nevus (JUNK-shuh-nul NEE-vus)
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.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.