Resembling a wart; denoting wartlike elevations. SYN: verrucous. [L. verrucosus]

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ver·ru·cose və-'rü-.kōs adj
1) covered with warty elevations <a \verrucose surface>
2) having the form of a wart <a \verrucose nevus>

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ver·ru·cose (və-rooґkōs) warty.

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  • Verrucose — Ver ru*cose , a. [L. verrucosus, fr. verruca a wart.] Covered with wartlike elevations; tuberculate; warty; verrucous; as, a verrucose capsule. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • verrucose — adjective Date: 1686 covered with warty elevations …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • verrucose — covered with small dermal warts …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • verrucose — adj. [L. verruca, wart] Covered with minute warts or tubercles; see papillate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • verrucose — verrucosity /ver euh kos i tee/, verrucoseness, n. /ver euh kohs , veuh rooh kohs/, adj. studded with wartlike protuberances or elevations. [1580 90; VERRUC(A) + OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • verrucose — adjective Covered in warts; warty See Also: verruculose …   Wiktionary

  • verrucose — adj. covered with warts, warty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • verrucose — a. Warty, knobby …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • verrucose —   Warty in appearance, e.g. the bulla surface of many cycad sporophylls, or the seeds of Cycas diannanensis.   See also tuberculate …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • verrucose — ver·ru·cose …   English syllables

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