Definition of papillomavirus in English:
Any of a group of DNA viruses that cause the formation of papillomas or warts.
- Nearly every woman who contracts cancer of the cervix is also infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV).
- Her Papanicolaou test revealed a lowgrade squamous intraepithelial lesion suggestive of human papillomavirus, with subsequent biopsy confirmation.
- Common, plantar, or flat warts are cutaneous manifestations of the human papillomavirus.
Definition of papillomavirus in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan