verrucose

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adjective ver·ru·cose \və-ˈrü-ˌkōs\

Definition of verrucose

  1. :  covered with warty elevations

Origin and Etymology of verrucose

borrowed from Latin verrūcōsus, from verrūca “wart” + -ōsus 1-ose — more at verruca


First Known Use: 1686


Medical Dictionary

verrucose

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adjective ver·ru·cose \və-ˈrü-ˌkōs\

Medical Definition of verrucose

  1. 1:  covered with warty elevations <a verrucose surface>

  2. 2:  having the form of a wart <a verrucose nevus>


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