verrucose


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ver·ru·cose

 (və-ro͞o′kōs′) also ver·ru·cous (-kəs)
adj.
Covered with warts or wartlike projections.

[Latin verrūcōsus, from verrūca, wart.]

verrucose

(ˈvɛrʊˌkəʊs) or

verrucous

adj
(Botany) botany covered with warty processes
[C17: from Latin verrūcōsus full of warts, from verrūca a wart]
verrucosity n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.verrucose - (of skin) covered with warts or projections that resemble warts
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
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5-cm lesion Browning et al, 1992 (7) Erythema and edema from vocal cord to anterior commissure Isaacson and Frable, 1996 (6) Bilateral edematous and erythematous vocal cords, exudative white vocal cord lesion McGregor et al, 2003 Verrucose vocal cord lesion Series (ref.