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papilloma

[ pap-uh-loh-muh ]
/ 藢p忙p 蓹藞lo蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural pap路il路lo路ma路ta [pap-uh-loh-muh-tuh], /藢p忙p 蓹藞lo蕣 m蓹 t蓹/, pap路il路lo路mas.Pathology.
a benign tumor of the skin or mucous membrane consisting of hypertrophied epithelial tissue, as a wart.
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Origin of papilloma

From New Latin, dating back to 1865鈥70; see origin at papilla, -oma

OTHER WORDS FROM papilloma

pap路il路lo路ma路to路sis, nounpap路il路lo路ma路tous [pap-uh-loh-muh-tuhs, -lom-uh-], /藢p忙p 蓹藞lo蕣 m蓹 t蓹s, -藞l蓲m 蓹-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for papilloma

papilloma
/ (藢p忙p瑟藞l蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mata (-m蓹t蓹) or -mas
pathol a benign tumour derived from epithelial tissue and forming a rounded or lobulated mass

Derived forms of papilloma

papillomatous, adjectivepapillomatosis, noun

Word Origin for papilloma

C19: from papilla + -oma
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