papilloma

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noun pap·il·lo·ma \ˌpa-pə-ˈlō-mə\

Definition of papilloma

plural

papillomas

also

papillomata

play \ˌpa-pə-ˈlō-mə-tə\
  1. :  a benign tumor (such as a wart) due to overgrowth of epithelial tissue on papillae of vascular connective tissue (as of the skin)

papillomatous

play \ˌpa-pə-ˈlō-mə-təs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of papilloma

New Latin


First Known Use: 1860


Medical Dictionary

papilloma

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noun pap·il·lo·ma \ˌpap-ə-ˈlō-mə\

Medical Definition of papilloma

plural

papillomas

also

papillomata

\-mət-ə\play
  1. :  a benign tumor (as a wart or condyloma) resulting from an overgrowth of epithelial tissue on papillae of vascularized connective tissue (as of the skin)—see papillomavirus


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