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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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for papilloma

papilloma
[ p膬p鈥采-l艒m蓹 ]

n. pl. pap鈥l鈥o鈥as
A benign epithelial tumor projecting from the surrounding surface.papillary tumor villoma

Other words from papilloma

pap鈥瞚l鈥oma鈥ous (-t蓹s) adj.
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