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ver·ru·ca

 (və-ro͞o′kə)
n. pl. ver·ru·cae (-kē)
1. Medicine A wart.
2. Biology A wartlike projection, as on the skin of certain amphibians or on the surface of certain pollen grains.

[Latin verrūca.]

verruca

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

ver•ru•ca

(vəˈru kə, vɛ-)

n., pl. -cae (-sē).
a wart or wartlike prominence.
[1555–65; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.verruca - (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus
blemish, mar, defect - a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"
common wart - a benign growth (often with a rough surface)
condyloma acuminatum, genital wart, venereal wart, verruca acuminata - a small benign wart on or around the genitals and anus
juvenile wart - a small benign growth on the faces of hands of children
plantar wart - a wart occurring on the sole of the foot; "pressure causes plantar warts to develop a painful callus around the soft center"
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
keratosis - a skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin
Translations

verruca

[vəˈruːkə] N (verrucae or verrucas (pl)) [vɛˈruːsiː] (esp Brit) → verruga f

verruca

[vəˈruːkə] n (British)verrue f plantaire

verruca

nWarze f

verruca

[vəˈruːkə] nverruca

ver·ru·ca

n. verruga;
plantaris (plantar wart) ______ plantaris;
seborrheic ______ seborreica;
___ filiformis___ filiforme;
___ planae juveniles___ planas juveniles;
___ simples___ simple;
vulgaris ______ vulgaris.
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When misdiagnosed, carcinomas were incorrectly identified as viral wart and graft-versus-host disease for SCC, and psoriasis, acrochordon, wart, nevus, and atypical nevus for BCC.
Finally, the use of swimmers in the present study raises the question of what role, if any, the swimming pool plays in viral wart transmission.
An autosomal recessive disease characterized by viral warts and skin cancer.
Objective: To determine if auto-immunotherapy is simple and effective for management of viral warts, and whether it prevents recurrence.
4] Vitiligo and viral warts are also common diseases that lead to loss of self-esteem and psychological problems.
Cryotherapy of common viral warts at intervals of 1, 2, and 3 weeks.
In this acquisition deal, RXi would pay to get the patent rights to Hapten's Samcyprone, a gel formulation being tested for treatment of viral warts and some skin cancers.
They look like small pink warts and, unlike viral warts, they don't go of their own accord.
HPV infections are common, and the prevalence of cutaneous viral warts is 3%-5% in children (2).
Viral warts (Verruca vulgaris) are benign growths caused by virus.