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Meaning of PAPILLOMA

Pronunciation:  `papu'lowmu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bilge, blain, bleb, blister, blob, boss, bow, bubble, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, button, cahot, chine, clump, condyle, convex, dowel, ear, flange, flap, gall, gnarl, handle, hill, hump, hunch, jog, joggle, knob, knot, knur, knurl, lip, loop, lump, mole, mountain, nevus, nub, nubbin, nubble, peg, rib, ridge, ring, shoulder, spine, stud, style, tab, tubercle, tubercule, verruca, vesicle, wale, wart, welt
 

 

 

 

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