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frond

  1. the megaphyllous ‘leaf of a fern, which may be subdivided into pinnae and pinnules.
  2. the thallus of a seaweed or a lichen.
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Squamous papilloma is caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), which has a fronded, irregular surface and may often be pedunculated and multiple due to viral spread in the local vicinity or from upper to lower lid or vice versa, so called kissing lesions.
A few blocks inland, on a lushly fronded hill straddling Ipanema and Copacabana, Casa Mosquito (casamosquito.com) is a petit French-owned manse and popular fashion shoot set.
Where there was a little shade I used those edge-of-woodland favourites, foxgloves, underplanted with blue ajuga along with some glossy fronded ferns and trailing ivy.