Verruca Ver*ru"ca, n.; pl. {Verruc[ae]}. [L. Cf. {Verrugas}.] 1. (Med.) A wart. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A wartlike elevation or roughness. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • verruca — s.f. [lat. verrūca ]. (med.) [escrescenza cutanea a carattere iperplastico, di natura virale, frequente sul dorso delle mani e sulle dita] ▶◀ porro …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • verruca — 1560s, from L. verruca “wart” (see VARY (Cf. vary)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • verruca — verruca. См. врожденные бородавки. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • verruca — ► NOUN (pl. verrucae or verrucas) 1) a contagious wart on the sole of the foot. 2) (in medical use) a wart of any kind. ORIGIN Latin …   English terms dictionary

  • verruca — [və ro͞o′kə] n. pl. verrucae or, sometimes, verrucas [və ro͞o′sē] [L, WART] 1. WART 2. a wartlike elevation, as on a toad s back verrucose [ver′oo kōs΄] adj. verrucous [ver′ookəs] …   English World dictionary

  • verruca — ver·rù·ca s.f. 1a. CO piccola escrescenza cutanea di forma tondeggiante, spec. di origine virale 1b. TS med. ipertrofia circoscritta delle papille del derma, ricoperta da epidermide ispessita 2. TS bot. piccola protuberanza che si forma su… …   Dizionario italiano

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