verrucae

verruca

[vuh-roo-kuh, ve-]
noun, plural verrucae [vuh-roo-see, ve-] .
1.
Medicine/Medical. a wart.
2.
Zoology. a small, flattish, wartlike prominence.

Origin:
1555–65; < Latin verrūca

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verruca (vɛˈruːkə)
 
n , pl -cae, -cas
1.  pathol a wart, esp one growing on the hand or foot
2.  biology a wartlike outgrowth, as in certain plants or on the skin of some animals
 
[C16: from Latin: wart]

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verruca ver·ru·ca (və-rōō'kə)
n. pl. ver·ru·cae (-kē)
See wart.

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