Entry from US English dictionary
A small growth occurring in the anal or genital areas, caused by a virus that is spread especially by sexual contact.
- Avoiding genital-to-genital contact may not be enough to stop the spread of genital warts, according to a recent report.
- Someone can contract herpes or genital warts simply through skin-to-skin contact with an infected area or sore.
- Students in the programs learn that condoms don't minimize the risk of getting HPV, the virus that can cause genital warts.
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Syllabification: gen·i·tal wart
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