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

[Latin verrūcōsus, from verrūca, wart.]


(ˈvɛrʊˌkəʊs) or


(Botany) botany covered with warty processes
[C17: from Latin verrūcōsus full of warts, from verrūca a wart]
verrucosity n
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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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Ventral: Base of coxal fields of legs I and II are finely verrucose (Fig.
4 mm broad); a dark green-brown to black epihymenium (KOH+green); and verrucose, brown, two celled, and relatively small (<16 X <7 [micro]m) ascospores (Diederich, 2003, 2004; McMullin et al, 2015).
If the lesions are multiple, verrucose, abscessed or of torpid course, they are possibly secondary to pulmonary dissemination (26).
Endoperidial body sessile or supported by a single pedicel; endoperidium opening by a single apical stomata; basid iospores verrucose 2 2 (1).
Basidiospores dark brown ornamented densely verrucose up to 711 m in diam.
Inflammatory linear verrucose epidermal nevus coexisting with lichen amyloidosus.
Texture of mid-portions of peduncles of lateral spikes: smooth (0); minutely verrucose (l) 17.
Ascospores (3-) 4-septate, hyaline when young and brown to dark brown when old, finely verrucose, 17-15 x 3-5 [micro]m.