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Definitions

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  • n. Any variety of virus which causes warts; now specifically, a member of the genus Papillomavirus.

Etymologies

From papilloma +‎ virus. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Shope and other scientists eventually tracked the cause to a virus called papillomavirus, which in humans causes cervical cancer.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Many doctors are finding patients, especially women, are being diagnosed for oral cancer because of HPV, or the human papillomavirus, which is the main cause of cervical cancer.

    CNN Transcript Dec 19, 2009

  • ~ Quarter of US women infected with cervical cancer virus: study AFP -- "About a quarter of females in the United States aged 14 to 59 may have the sexually transmitted infection human papillomavirus, which is linked to cervical cancer, according to research published Tuesday."

    Speedlinking 2/28/07

  • There was talk today about the human papillomavirus, which is responsible for the vast majority of cervical cancers.

    CNN Transcript Jan 17, 2007

  • The human papillomavirus, which is transmitted through sexual contact, is extremely common, accounting for an estimated 500,000 cases of genital warts every year.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Most famously, some groups insisted that if adolescents were aware that they could inoculate themselves against the human papillomavirus, which is spread through sexual contact, they would be more likely to have early sexual relations.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • A recent survey by US health authorities suggests that about a quarter of American teenage girls have been vaccinated against HPV, the human papillomavirus, which is estimated to cause most cervical cancers.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • - cells that have turned cancerous or cells persistently infected with viruses such as papillomavirus that can cause skin cancer.

    UQ News Online

  • Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, whose support has declined since Mr. Perry's entry, went after Mr. Perry over his executive order to inoculate girls against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, which causes cervical cancer.

    Perry's the Man in the Middle

  • For young women 26 years of age or less, the human papillomavirus vaccine is recommended; it is given in three doses.

    Age groups and vaccines — Grandma, Grandpa and other adults

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