[ver-uh-kuh s, vuh-roo-]


of, pertaining to, marked by, or like a wart or warts.

Nearby words

  1. verruca plantaris,
  2. verruca vulgaris,
  3. verruca vulgaris virus,
  4. verruciform,
  5. verrucose,
  6. verrucous carcinoma,
  7. verrucous endocarditis,
  8. verrucous hemangioma,
  9. verrucous nevus,
  10. verrucous xanthoma

Origin of verrucous

1650–60; variant of verrucose; see -ous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Medicine definitions for verrucous




Covered with warts or wartlike projections.

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