venereal wart


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venereal wart

[və′nir·ē·əl ′wȯrt]
(medicine)
A warty growth of the penis, frequent in some parts of the world, and probably acquired during sexual intercourse.
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Genital warts (also known as venereal warts) are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).
Venereal warts can be easily seen but those that reside under the skin are more common.
And, while 1997's The Farewell Symphony created immense controversy, no nay-saying Larry Kramers burst the bubble of Barber's facile interpretation of the novel (presented as White's noble attempt to recover gay history, venereal warts and all).
Genital warts (also called venereal warts or condylomata acuminata) are caused by human papillomavirus, a virus related to the virus that causes common skin warts.
Expecting to glaze over at his discussions of, say, Molluscum contagiosum or Condyloma acuminatum, we encounter Goldstone's quick assertion that the first is "not a shellfish" but rather a poxlike sexually transmitted virus (accompanied by a line drawing of bumps on a thigh); we find the second is the fancy name for venereal warts (illustrated by little bumps on the penis shaft).