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venereal wart definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a small benign wart on or around the genitals and anus [syn: genital wart, venereal wart, condyloma acuminatum, verruca acuminata]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Wart Wart, n. [OE. werte, AS. wearte; akin to D. wrat, G. warze, OHG. warza, Icel. varta, Sw. v[*a]rta, Dan. vorte; perh. orig., a growth, and akin to E. wort; or cf. L. verruca wart.] 1. (Med.) A small, usually hard, tumor on the skin formed by enlargement of its vascular papill[ae], and thickening of the epidermis which covers them. 2. An excrescence or protuberance more or less resembling a true wart; specifically (Bot.), a glandular excrescence or hardened protuberance on plants. Fig wart, Moist wart (Med.), a soft, bright red, pointed or tufted tumor found about the genitals, often massed into groups of large size. It is a variety of condyloma. Called also pointed wart, venereal wart. --L. A. Duhring. Wart cress (Bot.), the swine's cress. See under Swine. Wart snake (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of East Indian colubrine snakes of the genus Acrochordus, having the body covered with wartlike tubercles or spinose scales, and lacking cephalic plates and ventral scutes. Wart spurge (Bot.), a kind of wartwort (Euphorbia Helioscopia).



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