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papilloma

 [pap″ĭ-lo´mah]
a benign tumor derived from epithelium. Papillomas may arise from skin, mucous membranes, or glandular ducts. adj., adj papillo´matous.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pap·il·lo·ma

(pap'i-lō'mă),
A circumscribed, benign epithelial tumor projecting from the surrounding surface; more precisely, a benign epithelial neoplasm consisting of villous or arborescent outgrowths of fibrovascular stroma covered by neoplastic cells.
Synonym(s): papillary tumor
[papilla + G. -oma, tumor]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

papilloma

(păp′ə-lō′mə)
n. pl. papillo·mas or papillo·mata (-mə-tə)
A small benign epithelial tumor, such as a wart, consisting of an overgrowth of cells on a core of smooth connective tissue.

pap′il·lo′ma·tous adj.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

pap·il·lo·ma

(pap'i-lō'mă)
A circumscribed benign epithelial tumor projecting from the surrounding surface and consisting of villous or arborescent outgrowths of fibrovascular stroma covered by neoplastic cells.
Synonym(s): papillary tumor, villoma.
[papilla + G. -oma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

papilloma

A benign tumour of skin or mucous membrane in which epithelial cells grow outward from a surface around a connective tissue core containing blood vessels. Papillomas may be flat or spherical with a narrow neck (pedunculated) and occur on the skin, in the nose, bladder, larynx or breast. Most skin papillomas are WARTS.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

papilloma

a benign wart.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Papilloma

A benign growth on the skin or mucous membrane. Viruses that cause these growths are called human papillomaviruses (HPVs).
Mentioned in: Genital Warts
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

papilloma 

A tumour most commonly found on the conjunctiva, the limbus or the lid margins. It is usually benign. It should be excised but it is likely to recur.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

pap·il·lo·ma

(pap'i-lō'mă)
Circumscribed, benign epithelial neoplasm consisting of villous or arborescent outgrowths of fibrovascular stroma covered by neoplastic cells.
[papilla + G. -oma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about papilloma

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