human papillomavirus definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous strains of papovavirus that cause warts, particularly associated with fingers, feet, and genitals, with some strains thought to be a causative element in cancer for the cervix, vagina, and vulva.
    • A virus that affects people, sometimes causing cervical or other cancer; it's occasionally classified as a sexually transmitted infection.

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