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[ver-uh-kuh s, vuh-roo-]
  1. of, pertaining to, marked by, or like a wart or warts.
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Origin of verrucous

1650–60; variant of verrucose; see -ous
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Historical Examples of verrucous

  • Lactic acid, applied with one to ten or more parts of water is also of value in the sclerous and verrucous types.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

    Henry Weightman Stelwagon

  • The typical ulcer is elevated, verrucous or fungating, with a soft base which is infiltrated with a seropurulent secretion.

verrucous in Medicine


  1. Covered with warts or wartlike projections.
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