verruca vulgaris

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noun verruca vul·ga·ris \-ˌvəl-ˈger-əs\

Definition of verruca vulgaris

  1. :  wart 1a; especially :  one occurring on the back of the fingers and hands

Origin and Etymology of verruca vulgaris

borrowed from New Latin, literally, “common wart” — more at verruca, vulgar


First Known Use: 1903


Medical Dictionary

verruca vulgaris

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noun verruca vul·ga·ris \-ˌvəl-ˈgar-əs, -ˈger-\

Medical Definition of verruca vulgaris

  1. :  wart 1; especially :  one occurring on the back of the fingers and hands


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