papilloma definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny benign epithelial tumefaction, such a wart, comprising an overgrowth of cells on a core of smooth connective muscle.
    • An epithelial tumour, generally benign, utilizing the look of a papilla.
    • A tumor created by hypertrophy of the papillæ of your skin or mucous membrane layer, as a corn or a wart.
    • A tumor, often small, growing on some external or internal surface, consists of vascular connective tissue covered with epidermis or epithelium, and formed because of the hypertrophy of an ordinary papilla or of a group of a few, or resembling a structure therefore created.
    • a benign epithelial cyst developing a rounded size

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