genital wart

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genital wart n.
A pointed papilloma usually on the skin or mucous membranes of the anus and external genitalia, and caused by a virus transmitted through sexual contact. Also called condyloma acuminatum, fig wart, moist wart, pointed wart, venereal wart, verruca acuminata.

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