Meaning of condyloma in English:


Pronunciation /ˌkɒndɪˈləʊmə/

nounplural noun condylomas, plural noun condylomata/ˌkɒndɪˈləʊmətə/

  • A raised growth on the skin resembling a wart, typically in the genital region, caused by viral infection or syphilis and transmissible by contact.

    ‘The finding of genital warts or condylomata acuminata in a child older than two years who gives no history of sexual contact is listed in my revised classification scale as indicating ‘possible’ abuse.’
    • ‘Genital warts, also known as condylomata acuminata or venereal warts, are one of the most common types of sexually transmitted diseases.’
    • ‘They cause localized hyperproliferations manifested most commonly as skin warts or as mucosal condylomata.’
    • ‘Look for herpetic lesions, condylomas, and lacerations.’
    • ‘Gray or white wart-like patches of skin called condylomata lata can appear on the moist areas around the anus and vagina.’


Late Middle English via Latin from Greek kondulōma ‘callous lump’, from kondulos ‘knuckle’.