What does Birthmark mean?

Birthmark meaning in General Dictionary

Some peculiar mark or blemish on the body at birth

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  • a blemish on epidermis this is certainly created before beginning
  • Some particular mark or blemish from the human anatomy at birth.

Birthmark meaning in Medical Dictionary

A persistent visible mark-on the skin that is obvious at delivery or immediately after that. A birthmark is oftentimes due to a nevus (a mole) or an hemangioma (a localized assortment of small blood vessels).


Birthmark meaning in Etymology Dictionary

additionally birth-mark, by 1805, from delivery (letter.) + level (n.1). Beginning scars in 17c. could possibly be longing marks; supposedly they revealed the image of one thing longed for by the mom while expecting. Related: Birthmarked.


Birthmark meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Some peculiar mark or blemish on the body at beginning.


Sentence Examples with the word Birthmark

He once dreamed her naked torso was horribly disfigured by a giant birthmark but the truth was more likely childlike modesty kept in check by a general arrogance that forbade her to admit anything deemed to be a weakness.

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