Definition of port wine stain in English:

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port wine stain

noun

A kind of large, deep red birthmark, a persistent hemangioma or nevus, typically on the face.
Example sentences
  • Do you have a birthmark such as a port wine stain?
  • In Sturge - Weber Syndrome the port wine stain is associated with deeper blood vessel abnormality affecting brain function and some individuals have learning difficulties.
  • Convulsions usually appear on the side of the body opposite the port wine stain and vary in severity.

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Syllabification: port wine stain

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