Verrills organ see funnel organ

verruca n.; pl. verrucae [L. verruca, wart] 1. A wart or wartlike prominence. 2. (ARTHRO: Chelicerata) In certain Acari, a genital papilla, sternal prominence, or the genital capsule. 3. (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Lepidoptera larvae, a tubercle bearing tufts of setae. 4. (CNID: Anthozoa) a. In Alcyonaria, a protuberance surrounding the base of polyps. b. In Ac-tiniaria, wart-like prominences on the body wall.

verruciform cells (MESO) Somatic cells enlarged by lipoprotein bodies.

verrucose a. [L. verruca, wart] Covered with minute warts or tubercles. see papillate.

versatile a. [L. versatilis, mobile, changeable] Moving freely.

versicolor a. [L. versicolor, to change color] Having many colors; changeable in color.

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