What is the difference between Nevus and Hematoma?

The difference between nevus and hematoma

is that "nevus" is any of a number of different, usually benign, pigmented, raised or otherwise abnormal lesions of the skin and "hematoma" is a swelling of blood, usually clotted, which forms as a result of broken blood vessels.

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hematoma

Noun

  • (anatomy) Any of a number of different, usually benign, pigmented, raised or otherwise abnormal lesions of the skin.

Exemple

  • Hyponyms: birthmark, mole
  • Most birthmarks and moles fall into the category of nevi.

Noun

  • A swelling of blood, usually clotted, which forms as a result of broken blood vessels.