papilloma

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(pap-ĭ-lō′mă )

(′măt-ă)
pl. papillomaspapillomata [papilla + -oma]

1. A benign epithelial tumor.
2. An epithelial tumor of skin or mucous membrane consisting of hypertrophied papillae covered by a layer of epithelium. Included in this group are warts, condylomas, and polyps.
papillomatous (′măt-ŭs ), adj.
SEE: acanthoma; SEE: papillomavirus

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