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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «P»:

  1. Papilloma, intraductal Papilloma, intraductal
    Papilloma, intraductal: A benign, wart-like growth that occurs in breast ducts....
  2. Papillomatosis Papillomatosis
    Papillomatosis: A disorder with numerous papillomas wart growths). For example, laryngeal papillomatosis is the presence of multiple papillomas on the vocal cords. It is most common in young children an is due to the human papilloma virus (HPV). A baby can get HPV by being born through a vaginal...
  3. Papillomatosis, juvenile laryngeal Papillomatosis, juvenile laryngeal
    Papillomatosis, juvenile laryngeal: Juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis involves the growth of numerous warty growths on the vocal cords in children and young adults. A baby can contract juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis by being contaminated with the human papilloma virus (HPV) during birth through ...
  4. Papillomatosis, laryngeal Papillomatosis, laryngeal
    Papillomatosis, laryngeal: Laryngeal papillomatosis is the growth of numerous warty growths on the vocal cords. The disease is most common in young children. Laryngeal papillomatosis can be due to the baby contracting human papilloma virus (HPV) during birth through the vaginal canal from a moth...
  5. Papillomatosis, recurrent respiratory Papillomatosis, recurrent respiratory
    Papillomatosis, recurrent respiratory: Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis involves the growth of numerous warty growths in the larynx on the vocal cords in children and young adults. A baby can contract recurrent respiratory papillomatosis by being contaminated with the human papilloma virus (HP...
  6. Papillomavirus, human Papillomavirus, human
    Papillomavirus, human: See: Human papillomavirus....
  7. PAPP-A PAPP-A
    PAPP-A: Pregnancy-associated plasma protein A....
  8. PAPPA PAPPA
    PAPPA: Pregnancy-associated plasma protein A....
  9. Pappataci fever Pappataci fever
    Pappataci fever: See: Sandfly fever....
  10. Pappoose root Pappoose root
    Pappoose root: See: Blue cohosh....
  11. Paprika Paprika
    Paprika: A spicy seasoning ground from a variety of sweet red pepper (Capsicum annuum), the original source of vitamin C, isolated by the Hungarian scientist Albert Szent-Gyorgyi (1893-1986). The story goes that Szent-Gyorgyi did not like paprika and so took his plate of paprika pods into his labor...
  12. Papular Papular
    Papular: Adjective referring to one or more small solid rounded bumps rising from the skin that are each usually 0.5 cm or less in diameter (less than a half inch across). Papules may open when scratched and become crusty and infected. The term "papular" is derived from Latin from "papula," a pim...
  13. Papule Papule
    Papule: A small solid rounded bump rising from the skin that is usually less than 1 centimeter in diameter (less than 3/8 inch across). Papules may open when scratched and become crusty and infected. The term "papule" is derived from Latin from "papula," a pimple. Dermatologists (and other physi...
  14. Papules Papules
    Papules: Small solid rounded bumps rising from the skin that are each usually less than 1 centimeter in diameter (less than 3/8 inch across). Papules may open when scratched and become crusty and infected. The term "papule" is derived from Latin from "papula," a pimple. Dermatologists (and other ...
  15. Papuliferous Papuliferous
    Papuliferous: 1. Having papules. 2. Having pimples. Simply pimply. From papule, pimple + the Latin fero, to bear. Also papilliferous....