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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


condyloma  listen  (KON-dih-LOH-muh)

  A raised growth on the surface of the genitals caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. The HPV in condyloma is very contagious and can be spread by skin-to-skin contact, usually during oral, anal, or genital sex with an infected partner. Also called genital wart.