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human papilloma virus

noun
  1. a species of virus that causes genital warts. Abbreviation: HPV
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British Dictionary definitions for human papilloma virus

human papilloma virus

noun
  1. any one of a class of viruses that cause tumours, including warts, in humans. Certain strains infect the cervix and have been implicated as a cause of cervical cancerAbbreviation: HPV
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human papilloma virus in Medicine

human papilloma virus

n.
  1. Any of various DNA viruses of the genus Papillomavirus, certain types of which cause cutaneous and genital warts in humans, including condyloma acuminatum. Other types are associated with severe cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and with anogenital and laryngeal carcinomas.infectious papilloma virus infectious warts virus verruca vulgaris virus
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