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Any of a group of DNA viruses that cause the formation of papillomas or warts.
- ‘Common, plantar, or flat warts are cutaneous manifestations of the human papillomavirus.’
- ‘Her Papanicolaou test revealed a lowgrade squamous intraepithelial lesion suggestive of human papillomavirus, with subsequent biopsy confirmation.’
- ‘Genital warts are caused by certain types of the human papillomavirus (HPV).’
- ‘All borderline or mildly dyskaryotic smear samples were tested for human papillomavirus.’
- ‘Nearly every woman who contracts cancer of the cervix is also infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV).’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.