verruca

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noun ver·ru·ca \və-ˈrü-kə\

Definition of verruca

plural

verrucae

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  1. 1 :  a wart or warty skin lesion

  2. 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

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noun ver·ru·ca \və-ˈrü-kə\

Medical Definition of verruca

plural

verrucae

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  1. :  a wart or warty skin lesion


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