Definition of Condyloma

1. n. A wartlike new growth on the outer skin or adjoining mucous membrane.

Definition of Condyloma

1. Noun. (pathology) A wartlike growth on the skin or a mucous membrane, caused by HPV virus, usually occurring in the genital area. ¹

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Definition of Condyloma

1. [n -MATA or -MAS]

Medical Definition of Condyloma

1. Condyloma acuminatum, a papilloma with a central core of connective tissue in a treelike structure covered with epithelium, usually occurring on the mucous membrane or skin of the external genitals or in the perianal region. Origin: Gr. Kondyloma = knuckle or knob This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Condyloma

condylar guidance inclination
condylar guide
condylar hinge position
condylar joint
condylar process
condyle cord
condyle of humerus
condyle path
condyloid process
condyloma latum
condylus humeri
condylus lateralis femoris
condylus lateralis tibiae
condylus medialis

Literary usage of Condyloma

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1. Handbook of the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases by Arthur Van Harlingen (1889)
"The name of " condyloma lata," or "flat condyloma," has sometimes been given to the ... There is but one condyloma, which has nothing syphilitic about it, ..."

2. Cellular Pathology: As Based Upon Physiological and Pathological Histology by Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow, Rudolf Ludwig Virchow, Karl, Frank Chance (1860)
"... increases in size, and continually keeps shooting farther and farther upwards, then arborescent ramifications may arise (acuminate (spitzes) condyloma') ..."

3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1857)
"As Mr. Johnstone does not state whether these eruptions occurred in any cases of condyloma resulting from a non-syphilitic source, we are not entitled to ..."

4. Handbook of Diseases of the Skin by Hugo Ziemssen (1885)
"condyloma. condylomata are excrescences of the skin oftenest seated on and around the genitals, and, though found in other localities, are caused by ..."

5. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1857)
"condyloma: ITS PATHOLOGY AND TREATMENT. By Dr. JD GILLESPIE, ... [Dr. Gillespie applies the name of condyloma to all those more or less rounded elevations ..."

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