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genital wart

noun

Medical Definition of genital wart

  1. :  a wart on the skin or adjoining mucous membrane usually on or near the genital organs or the anus and caused by the human papillomavirus <The “magic bullet” on the horizon is a vaccination for human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted virus which not only causes genital warts but is the leading cause of cervical cancer.—Mary Jane Horton, Ms., Summer 2005>—called also , ,




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