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pap·il·lo·ma

 (păp′ə-lō′mə)
n. pl. pap·il·lo·mas or pap·il·lo·ma·ta (-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.

papilloma

(ˌpæpɪˈləʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) pathol a benign tumour derived from epithelial tissue and forming a rounded or lobulated mass
[C19: from papilla + -oma]
ˌpapilˈlomatous adj
ˌpapilˌlomaˈtosis n

pap•il•lo•ma

(ˌpæp əˈloʊ mə)

n., pl. -ma•ta (-mə tə)
-mas.
a benign tumor of the skin or mucous membrane consisting of hypertrophied epithelial tissue, as a wart or corn.
[1865–70]
pap`il•lo`ma•to′sis, n.
pap`il•lo′ma•tous (-ˈloʊ mə təs, -ˈlɒm ə-) adj.
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Noun1.papilloma - a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass
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pap·il·lo·ma

n. papiloma, tumor epitelial benigno.
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