Definition of Wart

1. Noun. Any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals).




2. Noun. An imperfection in someone or something that is suggestive of a wart (especially in smallness or unattractiveness).
Generic synonyms: Imperfection, Imperfectness

3. Noun. (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus.
Exact synonyms: Verruca
Generic synonyms: Blemish, Defect, Mar, Keratosis
Specialized synonyms: Common Wart, Condyloma Acuminatum, Genital Wart, Venereal Wart, Verruca Acuminata, Juvenile Wart, Plantar Wart
Category relationships: Pathology
Derivative terms: Warty

Definition of Wart

1. n. A small, usually hard, tumor on the skin formed by enlargement of its vascular papillæ, and thickening of the epidermis which covers them.

2. n. A small, usually hard, tumor on the skin formed by enlargement of its vascular papillæ, and thickening of the epidermis which covers them.

Definition of Wart

1. Noun. (pathology) A type of deformed growth occurring on the skin caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). ¹

2. Noun. Any similar growth occurring in plants or animals, such as the parotoid glands in the back of toads. ¹

3. Noun. (computing programming slang derogatory) Any of the prefixes used in Hungarian notation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wart

1. a protuberance on the skin [n -S] : WARTED [adj]

Medical Definition of Wart

1. Benign tumour of basal cell of skin, the result of the infection of a single cell with wart virus (Papilloma virus). Virus is undetectable in basal layer, but proliferates in keratinising cells of outer layers. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Wart

warship
warships
warsle
warsled
warsler
warslers
warsles
warsling
warst
warstle
warstled
warstler
warstlers
warstles
warstling
wart (current term)
wart-biter
wart hog
warted
warthog
warthogs
wartier
wartiest
wartily
wartime
wartimes
wartiness
wartless
wartlike
wartorn

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