villoma


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

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.

villoma

/vil·lo·ma/ (vĭ-lo´mah) papilloma.

villoma

[vilō′mə] pl. villomas, villomata
Etymology: L, villus, hair; Gk, oma, tumor
a villous neoplasm or papilloma occurring in the bladder or rectum. Also called villioma.

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]