papillomatosis

papilloma

[pap-uh-loh-muh]
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.

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

papillomatosis, noun
papillomatous [pap-uh-loh-muh-tuhs, -lom-uh-] , adjective
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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]
 
papil'lomatous
 
adj
 
papilloma'tosis
 
n

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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.

papillomatosis pap·il·lo·ma·to·sis (pāp'ə-lō'mə-tō'sĭs)
n.

  1. The development of numerous papillomas.

  2. Papillary projections of the epidermis forming a microscopically undulating surface.

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