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[pap-uh-loh-muh] /ˌpæp əˈloʊ mə/

noun, plural papillomata
[pap-uh-loh-muh-tuh] /ˌpæp əˈloʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA), papillomas. Pathology.
a benign tumor of the skin or mucous membrane consisting of hypertrophied epithelial tissue, as a wart.
noun (pl) -mata (-mətə), -mas
(pathol) a benign tumour derived from epithelial tissue and forming a rounded or lobulated mass

1866, a modern Latin hybrid from papilla + -oma.

papillomatous pap·il·lo·ma·tous (pap-i-lō’mā- tŭs)
Relating to a papilloma.

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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