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Meaning of PAPILLOMA

Pronunciation:  `papu'lowmu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass

PAPILLOMA is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: papillary tumor, papillary tumour, villoma
 See Also: benign tumor, benign tumour, nonmalignant neoplasm, nonmalignant tumor, nonmalignant tumout



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pap`il*lo"ma\, n.; pl. {Papillomata}. [NL. See
{Papilla}, and {-Oma}.] (Med.)
A tumor formed by hypertrophy of the papill[ae] of the skin
or mucous membrane, as a corn or a wart. --Quain.

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