Definition of Plantar wart

1. Noun. A wart occurring on the sole of the foot. "Pressure causes plantar warts to develop a painful callus around the soft center"

Generic synonyms: Verruca, Wart



Medical Definition of Plantar wart

1. A wart on the sole, often painful; usually caused by human papilloma virus type 1. Synonym: verruca plantaris. Pointed wart, obsolete term for condyloma acuminatum. Postmortem wart, a tuberculous warty growth (tuberculosis cutis verrucosa) on the hand of one who performs postmortem examinations. Synonym: anatomical tubercle, anatomical wart, dissection tubercle, necrogenic wart, postmortem tubercle, prosector's tubercle, prosector's wart, verruca necrogenica. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plantar Wart

plantar interosseous muscle
plantar ligaments
plantar metatarsal artery
plantar metatarsal ligaments
plantar metatarsal veins
plantar muscle
plantar muscle reflex
plantar quadrate muscle
plantar reflex
plantar space
plantar surface of toe
plantar syphilid
plantar venous arch
plantar venous network
plantar wart (current term)
plantarflex
plantarflexed
plantarflexes
plantarflexing
plantarflexion
plantarflexions
plantaris
plantas
plantation
plantation owner
plantationlike
plantations

Literary usage of Plantar wart

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book on Minor Surgery by John Colin Vaughan (1922)
"plantar wart. This is a common condition and is very often associated with deformed feet and the use of improperly fitting ..."

2. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"The plantar wart differs from a callosity by its painfulness on pressure; by cutting or shaving off the overlying callous the wart is readily recognized, ..."

3. Radium Therapy by Frank Edward Simpson (1922)
"The plantar wart may cause great distress and pain on walking. As a rule, all these growths yield easily to radium treatment. One-fourth strength glazed ..."

4. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1896)
"... with an abstract of an original article, which had escaped iny notice, entitled " Contribution to the Clinical and Anatomical study of plantar wart," by ..."

5. A Text-book on Minor Surgery by John Colin Vaughan (1922)
"plantar wart. This is a common condition and is very often associated with deformed feet and the use of improperly fitting ..."

6. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"The plantar wart differs from a callosity by its painfulness on pressure; by cutting or shaving off the overlying callous the wart is readily recognized, ..."

7. Radium Therapy by Frank Edward Simpson (1922)
"The plantar wart may cause great distress and pain on walking. As a rule, all these growths yield easily to radium treatment. One-fourth strength glazed ..."

8. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1896)
"... with an abstract of an original article, which had escaped iny notice, entitled " Contribution to the Clinical and Anatomical study of plantar wart," by ..."

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