verruca vulgaris

noun
verruca vul·​ga·​ris | \ -ˌvəl-ˈger-əs How to pronounce verruca vulgaris (audio) \

Definition of verruca vulgaris

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

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In real life, verruca vulgaris is not a manifestation of malevolence. Steve Mirsky, Scientific American, "Dermatologists Find That Memorable Movie Villains Are Distinguished by Facial Skin Conditions," 1 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of verruca vulgaris

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for verruca vulgaris

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

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verruca vulgaris

noun
verruca vul·​ga·​ris | \ -ˌvəl-ˈgar-əs, -ˈger- How to pronounce verruca vulgaris (audio) \

Medical Definition of verruca vulgaris

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

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