Definition of condyloma in English:

condyloma

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Pronunciation: /ˌkɒndɪˈləʊmə
 
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noun (plural condylomas or condylomata /-mətə/)

Medicine
  • A raised growth on the skin resembling a wart, typically in the genital region, caused by viral infection or syphilis and transmissible by contact.
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    • The finding of genital warts or condylomata acuminata in a child older than two years who gives no history of sexual contact is listed in my revised classification scale as indicating ‘possible’ abuse.
    • Genital warts, also known as condylomata acuminata or venereal warts, are one of the most common types of sexually transmitted diseases.
    • They cause localized hyperproliferations manifested most commonly as skin warts or as mucosal condylomata.

Derivatives

condylomatous

adjective
More example sentences
  • She had a history of condylomatous atypia on Papanicolaou test, which was confirmed by cervical biopsy.
  • Extensive condylomatous or in situ lesions are amenable to treatment with wide local excision or laser therapy.
  • By the end of two weeks all the condylomatous growth had disappeared.

Origin

late Middle English: via Latin from Greek kondulōma 'callous lump', from kondulos 'knuckle'.

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