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Any of a group of DNA viruses of the family Papillomavirus that can cause warts and certain types of cancer in mammals.


(Biology) any of numerous viruses that cause the formation of papillomas


(ˌpæp əˈloʊ məˌvaɪ rəs)

n., pl. -rus•es.
a type of papovavirus, containing circular DNA, that causes papillomas, including genital warts.


n virus m del papiloma papilomavirus m; human — (HPV) virus m del papiloma humano (VPH), papilomavirus humano (PVH)
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Thanks to cervical screening and the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination programme, cervical cancer is now largely preventable - although the number of women attending cervical screening tests is now going down every year.
Human papilloma virus (HPV) is the name for a group of viruses that affect your skin and the moist membranes lining your body, for example, in your cervix, anus, mouth and throat.
There are three theories as to the cause: a) A type of pressure sore b) A foreign body reaction within the paw c) A papilloma virus (verruca) I am unaware of any evidence that papilloma viruses have been found in corn lesions when they have been looked for.
These funds will enable Cytovation to conduct pre-clinical toxicology studies and GMP manufacturing of CyPep-1 as a topical cream for the treatment of warts caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV).
According to her, nearly 100 percent of cervical cancer cases are caused by HPV or Human Papilloma Virus.
Human papilloma virus is the name for a group of viruses which can lead to some forms of cancer as well as genital warts.
Since the introduction of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination programme - which protects against strains of the human papilloma virus linked to cervical cancer - for teenage girls in 2008, evidence has emerged immunisation can provide protection against a wider range of cancers which may be more commonly seen in gay men.
KEY WORDS: Pre-malignant lesions, Oral squamous cell carcinoma, Salivary diagnosis, Biomarkers, Human papilloma virus.
INTRODUCTION: Independent of the site or the type of lesion, the papilloma virus virion has a constant morphology and structure.
Aim: The aim of our study was to evaluate the level of knowledge of the adolescent girls who presented to our clinic about human papilloma virus (HPV) infection and HPV vaccine.
Bovine papilloma is most common viral disease of cattle caused by bovine papilloma virus (BPV) which is manifested as benign tumors or warts on epithelial tissue (Turk et al.
They are caused by the human papilloma virus and symptoms usually appear within two to three months of infection.