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  1. port-wine stain, nevus flammeusnoun

    a flat birthmark varying from pink to purple


  1. nevus flammeus

    Nevus flammeus, also known as a port-wine stain, is a discoloration of the human skin characterized by reddish to purplish large, irregular, well-demarcated birthmarks that can occur anywhere on the body but usually lie on the head and neck. They are caused by an oversupply of capillaries in the skin, which makes the stain look red or purple.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nevus flammeus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nevus flammeus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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