Verruca: A wart by another name, a local growth of the outer layer of the skin (the epidermis) caused by a virus. The virus of warts (a human papillomavirus) is transmitted by contact. The contact can be with a wart on someone else or one on oneself (autoinoculation). Warts that occur on the hands or feet are called common warts. A wart on the sole
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; plural Verrucæ
. [ Latin Confer Verrugas
.] 1. (Medicine)
A wart. 2. (Zoology)
A wartlike elevation or roughness.
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A flesh-coloured growth characterised by circumscribed hypertrophy of the papillae of the corium, with thickening of the malpighian, granular, and keratin layers of the epidermis, caused by human papilloma virus; also applied to epidermal verrucous tumours of nonviral aetiology. ... Synonym: verruga, wart. ... Origin: L. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(vә-roo´kә) Latin word meaning wart. one of the wartlike elevations on the endocardium in various types of endocarditis. adj., ver´rucose, verru´cous., adj. verruca plana a small, smooth, usually skin-colored or light brown, slightly raised wart sometime...
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• (n.) A wart. • (n.) A wartlike elevation or roughness.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: vĕ-rū′kă, -kē Definitions: 1. A flesh-colored growth characterized by circumscribed hypertrophy of the papillae of the corium, with thickening of the malpighian, granular, and keratin layers of the epidermis, caused by human Papillomavirus; also applied to epidermal verrucous tumors of nonviral et
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Growth on the skin; see wart
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(ve-roo'kah) (Latin. Verruca - wart)
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