papilloma

noun pap·il·lo·ma \ ˌpa-pə-ˈlō-mə \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of papilloma

plural papillomas also papillomata play \ˌpa-pə-ˈlō-mə-tə\
: 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

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Origin and Etymology of papilloma

New Latin


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papilloma

noun pap·il·lo·ma \ ˌpap-ə-ˈlō-mə \

medical Definition of papilloma

plural papillomas also papillomata play \-mət-ə\
: 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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