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Medical Term:

Shope papilloma

Pronunciation: shop


a papillomatous growth found in wild cottontail rabbits originally described by Shope that is caused by a virus in the family Papovaviridae and can be transferred to domestic rabbits in which it will cause similar growths. A high percentage of these growths may become malignant.

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