Medicine/Medical. a wart.
Zoology. a small, flattish, wartlike prominence.
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How to use verruca in a sentence
verruca, ve-rū′ka, n. a wart, a glandular elevation: one of the wart-like sessile apothecia of some lichens.
verruca (perhaps Dos Trento), near Trient, description of the fort of, iii.The Letters of Cassiodorus | Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
verruca therefore means primarily a steep cliff, and only secondarily a wart.The Letters of Cassiodorus | Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
Amongst the Verrucid they are known in its one genus, verruca.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2) | Charles Darwin
Ex pede Herculem may often prove safe enough, but ex verruca Tullium is liable to mislead a hasty judge of his fellow-men.The Poet at the Breakfast Table | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
British Dictionary definitions for verruca
pathol a wart, esp one growing on the hand or foot
biology a wartlike outgrowth, as in certain plants or on the skin of some animals
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