Definition of Papilloma

1. Noun. A benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass.

Definition of Papilloma

1. n. A tumor formed by hypertrophy of the papillæ of the skin or mucous membrane, as a corn or a wart.

Definition of Papilloma

1. Noun. (context: pathology oncology) An epithelial tumour, usually benign, with the appearance of a papilla. ¹

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Definition of Papilloma

1. [n -MATA or -MAS]

Medical Definition of Papilloma

1. Benign tumour of epithelium. Warts (caused by papilloma virus) are the most familiar example and each is a clone derived from a single infected cell. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papilloma

papillary tumor
papillary tumour
papilloma (current term)
papilloma acuminatum
papilloma canaliculum
papilloma diffusum
papilloma durum
papilloma inguinale tropicum
papilloma venereum

Literary usage of Papilloma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"Infiltrating papilloma; a, papilloma somewhat compressed owing to poor ... Here it is difficult to differentiate between a papilloma which has become ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology: Designed for Students and by William Allen Pusey (1911)
"papilloma The term papilloma has been used in the past as an appellation for ... The term papilloma of the skin is falling into disuse, and describes no ..."

3. Gynæcology for Students & Practitioners by Thomas Watts Eden (1920)
"NEW GROWTHS OF THE TUBES The majority of new growths of the tube—sarcoma, fibro-myoma, lymphangioma, teratoma, papilloma and carcinoma—are very rare, ..."

4. A Textbook of the Diseases of Women by Henry Jacques Garrigues (1894)
"Some, finally, are true papilloma*. In these the tumor is formed by ... This true papilloma is likewise found springing from the mucous membrane of the body ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1889)
"... of five years' standing, and due to multiple papilloma, in which complete cure, with restoration of voice, was secured by ..."

6. A Textbook of Diseases of the Nose and Throat by David Braden Kyle (1904)
"papilloma. Nares.—When a papilloma is located at the juncture of the skin and mucous membrane, ... papilloma usually occurs in one orifice onlv. Treatment. ..."

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