noun, plural papillomata [pap-uh-loh-muh-tuh] , papillomas. Pathology.
a benign tumor of the skin or mucous membrane consisting of hypertrophied epithelial tissue, as a wart.

1865–70; < Neo-Latin; see papilla, -oma

papillomatosis, noun
papillomatous [pap-uh-loh-muh-tuhs, -lom-uh-] , adjective Unabridged
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papilloma (ˌpæpɪˈləʊmə)
n , pl -mata, -mas
pathol a benign tumour derived from epithelial tissue and forming a rounded or lobulated mass
[C19: from papilla + -oma]

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papilloma pap·il·lo·ma (pāp'ə-lō'mə)
n. pl. pap·il·lo·mas or pap·il·lo·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign epithelial tumor projecting from the surrounding surface. Also called papillary tumor, villoma.

pap'il·lo'ma·tous (-təs) adj.
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