verruca

noun ver·ru·ca \ və-ˈrü-kə \

Definition of verruca

plural verrucae play \və-ˈrü-(ˌ)kē, -ˌkī, -ˌsī\
1 : a wart or warty skin lesion
2 : a warty elevation on a plant or animal surface

Origin and Etymology of verruca

borrowed from Latin verrūca "wart, excrescence, hillock," derivative of a base *u̯ers-u-, akin to Lithuanian viršus "summit," Sanskrit varṣman- "height, top"


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verruca

noun ver·ru·ca \ və-ˈrü-kə \

medical Definition of verruca

plural verrucae play \-(ˌ)kē\
: a wart or warty skin lesion

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