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Medical Term:

villous papilloma


a papilloma composed of slender, fingerlike excrescences occurring in the bladder or large intestine, or from the choroid plexus of the cerebral ventricles; villous papilloma of the colon is usually sessile and frequently becomes malignant.

Synonym(s): villous tumor

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