Verruca definition

və-ro͝okə
(medicine) A wart.
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(biology) A wartlike projection, as on the skin of certain amphibians or on the surface of certain pollen grains.
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A wartlike elevation, as on a toad's back.
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(medicine) A wart.
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(biology) A wartlike projection, as on the skin of certain amphibians or on the surface of certain pollen grains.
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(pathology) A wart, especially one that grows on the foot, caused by a virus.
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(mycology) A rounded projection or wart.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
verruca
Plural:
verrucae, verrucas

Origin of verruca

  • Latin verrūca

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin verrūca.

    From Wiktionary