from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various strains of papovavirus that cause warts, especially of the hands, feet, and genitals, with some strains believed to be a causative factor in cancer of the cervix, vagina, and vulva.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A virus that affects humans, sometimes causing cervical or other cancer; it is sometimes classified as a sexually transmitted disease.
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